Technician I - Electronic

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking skilled and qualified candidates for their Technician I - Electronic position with the Postal CRF program located in Topeka, KS. The electronic technician works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.  The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.


Our electronic technicians apply working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in working on various types of electronic equipment. Job specific tasks include: 

  • Perform testing and repair of simple to medium complexity electronic and electromechanical equipment using common hand tools and test equipment (e.g., multimeters, power supplies, signal generators, frequency counters, and oscilloscopes, etc.)   
  • Diagnose and repair items to the component level using common hand tools and test equipment 
  • Follow instructions which cover virtually all procedures 
  • Receive technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher-level technicians 
  • Work is given detailed review when new or advanced assignments are involved  
  • Performs other related duties as assigned 




Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent 
  • Must have Formal electronics training from an accredited program or equivalent military training 
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to perform component level repairs on simple to medium complexity electronic/electromechanical items 
  • Understanding of basic troubleshooting techniques 
  • Solid state electronics, and digital and analog theory training 
  • Understanding of general test equipment 
  • Knowledge of schematic symbols, values and their meaning 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with handling of ESD sensitive items    
  • J-STD-001 certification 
  • ISCET Certified Electronic Technician (CET) certification 


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds 
  • Physical activity may include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion 
  • Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as viewing a computer terminal 
  • Visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection) 
  • Subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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