Element Materials Technology

Senior EMC Test Engineer

Job Locations US-WA-Bothell


Element has an opportunity for a Senior Commercial EMC and Mil/Aero and Automotive Test Engineer to join our growing team. This position requires the ability to conduct a variety of complex EMC compliance tests and the knowledge to ensure setup in accordance with customer test plans, company or regulatory standards, accurately collecting and documenting test data and outcome.



  • Conducts a variety of emissions and susceptibility tests, including setup in accordance with customer specifications, collecting and documenting test process and data, and reporting test outcomes

  • Performs tests in accordance with company policy and industry and regulatory standards

  • Understands customer orders, follows laboratory technical procedures and test specifications

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

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

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus 5 to 10 years of related experience and/or training

  • Ability to calculate various RF equations to determine ERP, EIRP, W, V, uW, uV, uV/m, dB, dBm, dBuV, dBuV/m, dBuA in addition to other RF calculations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

  • Working knowledge of RF test equipment and familiarity with a wide variety of test equipment (spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.)

  • Intimate knowledge of DO-160, MIL-416, D,E,F & G

  • Knowledge of common commercial EMC standards like IEC 60601-1-2 and particular standards, EN 55032, EN 55035, FCC Part 15, ISED ICES003, IEC/EN 610004-X series of standards


To apply please email nicole.womack@element.com

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

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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