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Solder Assembler 1st shift

Poway, CA

Order: 227020

Assembler Solder


1st Shift



General Overview

Under limited supervision, performs a wide variety of electronic and electro-mechanical sub-assembly and assembly operations of a semi-skilled nature, including build-up and assembly of difficult, complex units. May utilize small hand tools such as soldering irons, wire strippers, crimpers, wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers. Responsible for identifying and reporting manufacturing and production issues as they arise on the production floor.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Reads and follows reporting documentation/information:

    • Shop order information

    • Written work instructions regarding duties to be performed

    • Verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed

  • Reads and follows assembly building documentation/information:

    • Production drawings (released, unreleased and/or obsolete)

    • Sample assemblies

    • Informal (hand-drawn or unreleased) assembly drawings

  • Performs the following electro-mechanical assembler tasks and duties:

    • Soldering and de-soldering of both through-hole and surface mount technology (SMT) components

    • Installing and/or removing discrete components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, inductors, etc., on to printed circuit assemblies (PCA’s) and/or panels using both traditional soldering iron and/or hot air techniques

    • Installing and/or removing integrated circuits (IC’s) onto printed circuit assemblies (PCA’s) and/or panels using both traditional soldering and or hot air techniques

    • Assembly/disassembly of mechanical assemblies using both traditional and non-traditional tooling, such as screwdrivers, standard wrenches, hammers, etc.

    • Installing, removing, assembly and disassembly using a microscope


Supervisory Responsibilities                                                   

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job 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.



  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent GED and 2-4 years closely related experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic components and proficiency in electro-mechanical assembly

  • Demonstrated proficiency in soldering, including, but not limited to, through-hole and surface mount technology

  • IPC/J standard soldering training and certification is highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing technology and processes

  • Basic computer skills (Outlook, MS Word) needed to perform required duties

  • Using soldering irons and basic hand tools

  • Demonstrated ability to read Bill of Materials, mechanical drawings, written work instructions and understand verbal instruction

  • Demonstrated ability to set up test equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to perform simple mathematical calculations

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret drawings, perform modifications and rework assemblies

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis