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Our ability to develop working solutions for our customers is founded in our core competency—custom antenna products, development, and testing, delivered quickly. Reengineering, benchmarking, continuous improvement, total quality management, and time-based competition have all proven vital for JEM Engineering’s success.

Always growing, always improving.

In pursuit of our goals, we continue to assemble an experienced and proven team.

Our company is always looking for talented people to join our team of engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, business development, and administrative professionals.

We’re also committed to making sure JEM Engineering is a great place to work. We always have our employees’ best interest in mind; we periodically review our benefits package to make sure our offerings are competitive and give our employees some peace of mind.

Current Job Openings

Assembler II

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our team of skilled mechanical assemblers. The Assembler II will carry out work in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and in compliance with the established quality management systems. They would work from noncomplex drawings, operation sheets, engineering specifications, sketches, and running sheets to put together chassis, panels, and assemblies. Within their team, they will complete both prototype and productions units. Under the supervision of their production manager, the Assembler II will be responsible for maintaining their own quality of work. The Assembler II would also streamline operations by helping to improve existing assembly techniques and procedures to meet aggressive goals.


FLSA Status: Exempt

Travel: 0%


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years soldering experience
  • Ability to demonstrate good soldering skills
  • Attention to details, including dimensions, alignment, and orientation in all 3 (L x W x H) dimensions
  • Willingness to perform repetitive straight-line bench work
  • Ability to follow blueprints or assembly specifications
  • Ability to glue, combine and/or assemble parts with a wide range of sizes and precision.
  • Ability to use specialized tools such as microscopes to carry out tasks and check quality of work
  • Ability to repair non-conforming hardware
  • Ability to use chemicals in accordance with occupational safety standards
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with moderate but occasionally loud noises, airborne particulates, and odors
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Trouleshooting experience
  • Habit of maintaining and following proper compliance and quality systems requirements
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Organization skills
  • Efficiency and multitasking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive goals
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels/departments and from diverse technical backgrounds
  • Team player
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined in 22 CFR 120.15. Employment may depend upon the ability to qualify for a U.S. government security clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of antenna testing equipment
    • Experience working in an engineering development environment
    • Experience with a variety of current manufacturing processes

      Essential Functions

      • Prioritizing customer needs and ensuring their requirements are met
      • Solder, glue, combine, assemble, cut, scrape, and otherwise modify materials to create parts, components, subassemblies, and full assemblies of antennas and antenna systems
      • Perform simple, short-cycle assembly of light materials and parts, including routine assembly and modification
      • Assemble and inspect both visually and functionality of product or product parts.
      • Work to close tolerances
      • Adjust as necessary to produce product within specifications
      • Reject or correct product outside of specifications.
      • Use judgment in reworking or rewiring as necessary to meet quality specifications. Refer complex or non-routine reworking or rewiring to supervisor or lead assembler
      • Troubleshoot product if necessary
      • Communicate with operators from other shifts
      • Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use
      • Check items, tools, and equipment for correctness both before and after use, or assembly with other components
      • Assist and work closely with Production Supervisor, technicians, and quality personnel
      • Maintain clean work area.
      • Work safely and perform quality work
      • Ensuring that activities are completed in a timely manner, as well as in compliance with specifications and applicable quality management system requirements
      • Supporting the engineering and production staff
      • Other duties assigned by management and upper management


      RF Testing Technician I

      We are seeking an experienced Radio Frequency Technician to join our growing antenna engineering firm located in Laurel, MD. In this role, you will not only test antennas, but also have the unique opportunity to contribute to a broad array of leading-edge antenna development projects. The RF Technician II will work under immediate supervision. They will rely on instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job.


      FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

      Travel: 0%


      Minimum Qualifications:

      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • 1-2 years’ relevant technical experience which may include hands-on fabrication to specifications using general shop equipment (i.e. bandsaw, table saw, drill press, etc.)
      • Troubleshooting experience
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Experience with MS Office software package (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
      • Experience with a variety of current manufacturing processes
      • Ability to to communicate clearly with customers and antenna engineers
      • Ability to work with employees at all levels
      • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive project goals
      • Team player
      • Strong work ethic, including ability to work independently
      • Understanding of engineering concepts, best practices, and procedures
      • Creativity and latitude
      • Deductive reasoning and sound judgment
      • Fast, self-directed learner
      • Must be a U.S. person as defined in 22 CFR 120.15. Employment may depend upon the ability to qualify for a U.S. government security clearance

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Familiarity with AutoCAD
        • Knowledge of antenna testing equipment
        • Knowledge of antenna and/or RF theory and experiments
        • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the antenna industry
        • Soldering experience

          Essential Functions:

          • Collaborative development and fabrication of prototype designs based on engineering specifications
          • Building electro-mechanical designs from drawings, sketches, schematics or from verbal instruction; understanding and meeting all specifications outlined therein
          • Setting up, checking and correcting operational and experimental electrical machinery, circuitry, and equipment adhering to pre-established guidelines of the organization’s engineering specifications
          • Liase between customers and antenna engineers, effectively relaying the needs of both parties in order to assist in meeting them
          • Effectively manage time to meet stringent deadlines and budgets
          • Other duties assigned by your supervisor to assist the JEM Engineering team


          If you believe you’re a good fit for JEM Engineering, but do not see an open position available, we encourage you to fill out the general application below so that we may review your credentials and keep them on file.

          * We wish to hear directly from interested candidates. No third parties, please.

          Our Benefits Package

          Paid Time Off

          Because work-life balance matters to us, our employees benefit from flexible paid leave, which includes holidays, sick leave, birthday holidays, personal days, and accrued vacation time with unlimited rollover.

          401(K), Life & Disability Insurance

          Everyone’s financial well-being is important. We offer employer-paid life and disability insurance. Additionally, our employees can make pre-tax contributions to their retirement plans.

          Health & Wellness

          Our comprehensive medical, vision, hearing, and dental insurance plans are tailored to fit your needs. We offer multiple options, including HSAs. Our providers also offer incentivized programs for staying healthy.

          JEM Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Empoyer.

          In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates.

          We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

          We conform to the spirit, as well as to the letter, of all applicable laws and regulations.

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