Element Materials Technology

Wireless EMC Test Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine


Element has an opportunity for a Wireless 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. You must have exceptional customer service skills, be motivated, well organized, and detailed oriented.



  • 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


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


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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