Element Materials Technology

EMC Test Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine


Element has an opportunity for a EMC Test Engineer with a strong focus on RF wireless testing to join our Irvine, CA location. As a member of the operations team, the primary function of the EMC Test Engineer will be to focus on conducting compliance testing (setup, measure, and document results) on a wide variety of products while interfacing with customers on a daily basis. The most common radio products include, but is not limited to, 802.11abgn, BT, Zigbee radios.  The applicant needs to possess an understanding of the following standards: IEC 60601-1-2, ETSI EN 301-489-1, EN 300 328, EN 301 893, ANSI C63.10, RSS-GEN.
The position requires an outgoing, self-confident individual who understands meeting and exceeding customer expectations. The candidate must have exceptional customer service skills, be motivated, well organized, and detailed oriented. In addition, the candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently with a strong sense of ownership and pride for the task at hand. 





  • Work under the direction of the Lab Manager

  • Conduct a variety of EMC and RF tests which includes setting up test equipment and customer equipment, performing testing to applicable standards or test plans, and accurately documenting the testing process and outcome

  • Understand customer test plans and how to properly follow laboratory technical procedures and test specifications

  • Setup test equipment, and follow written specifications necessary for the proper performance of the test

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation

  • Accurately observe and records test progress and results.  Organize and document data for each assigned project

  • Interacts with customers during the testing process, periodically assist with troubleshooting and development modifications

  • Identify instrumentation in need of calibration and ensures it is not used until properly calibrated

  • Ensure adherence to all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to safety, environment, and corporate governance

  • Apply the principals of 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) in the performance of daily work responsibilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work area

  • Abide by and ensures that all duties are performed in accordance with all Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE), Trade Compliance, and Quality practices, policies, and regulations

  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years working in Regulatory Compliance with specific in-depth experience in EMC Testing & Certification of Wireless Device Technologies

  • Experience testing devices with wireless capabilities (i.e. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, etc.)

  • Knowledge in the radio test standards for North America, Europe, Japan, and South Korea.

  • Proven ability to use EMC test equipment such as EMI receivers, Anechoic Chambers, Spectrum Analyzers, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronics or equivalent electronics testing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of basic principles of electrical and electronic theory

  • Solid working knowledge of personal computers encompassing hardware and software applications (e.g. proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Ability to work flexible work hours to accommodate customer and lab testing requirements

  • Ability to manage time when dealing with multiple projects with varying deadlines and multiple priorities

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect

  • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements.

  • Ability to interface with peers and clients

  • Strong attention to detail; accountability

Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses 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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