Element Materials Technology

EMI Test Technician (Avionics/Radar/Radio Technician)

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis


Element has an immediate opportunity for an EMI Test Technician (Avionics/Radar/Radio Technician). The primary function of the EMI Test Technician is performing EMI testing, documentting EMI test results, completing test datasheets for assigned EMI test programs, and logging EMI test activities.



  • Set up and perform EMI tests as directed, in accordance with applicable industry standards and customer specifications.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of EMI test standards, EMI test procedures, and EMI test instrumentation.
  • Accurately observe and record test progression and results.
  • Organize and document data for each assigned project.
  • Interact with customers during the testing process, periodically assist with troubleshooting and development modifications.

Skills / Qualifications

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Four (4) years prior technical experience in an electronics field or two (2) year electronics technical degree with some relevant work experience.
  • Familiarity with standard electronics test equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, multimeters, power supplies, etc.).
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.

Military Avionics, Radar, and Radio Techs - make the most of your military technical training and experience as an EMI Test Technician. 


We currently employ and are seeking applicants from the following (and similar) Air Force and Navy career fields (similar Army and Marine Corp specialties as well):


Air Force

  • 2A0X1 - Avionics Test Station and Components
  • 2A2X1 - Integrated Communication/Navigation/Mission Systems
  • 2A2X2 - Integrated Instruments and Flight Controls Systems
  • 2A2X3 - Integrated Electronic Countermeasures Systems
  • 2A3X2 - Integrated Avionics Systems (Attack/Special)
  • 2A3X3 - Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
  • 1C8X1 - Ground Radar
  • 1C8X2 - Airfield Systems


  • AT - Aviation Electronics Technician
  • FC - Fire Controlman
  • FT - Fire Control Technician
  • ET - Electronic Technician



NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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