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Assembler II- Soldering 1st Shift

San Diego, CA

Order: 227933
Temp - > 30 Hrs

Assembler II

Mira Mesa Area

1st Shift

$14-18.00/Hr. - higher level may be considered for recent cable soldering exp.



General Overview

The Assembler (Soldering) prepares and solders connectors, splices, sockets, for the molding process per defined policies and procedures. The company may, at its discretion, modify and/or add further duties not currently listed in this description. 

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

  • Performs hand soldering using a soldering iron.

  • Follows production drawings, sample assemblies and verbal instructions with some supervision. Understands and applies established acceptable workmanship practices to all facets of mechanical assembly.

  • Interprets and works from drawings, work instructions and bills of material to understand the required parts and steps needed to complete the assigned assembly.

  • Works on assembled components, requiring manual dexterity and the ability to work with simple hand tools, soldering equipment.

  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools to perform skilled fitting and assembly work.       Inspect parts and performs basic tests.

  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.

  • Follows safety procedures in the use and handling of flammable and hazardous chemicals required to meet all cleanliness specifications.

  • Must be able to follow specific procedures and detailed instructions completely.

  • Ensures that quality checks are completed throughout the manufacturing process.



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.



  • Minimum High School diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Prefer 2 years soldering experience in a manufacturing environment including the reading and interpretation of electronic drawings, schematics, and work instructions.  Will also consider entry level (6 months) soldering experience.

  • Completion of J-STD 001 and IPC 620 certification preferred

  • Must be able to work required overtime during the week and Saturday.

 Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language at a level that allows for the comprehension of detailed instructions and the legible completion of paperwork.

  • Must have good vision (corrected vision is acceptable) to perform visual inspection of product quality and to identify defects. Must be able to see all colors.

  • Must possess good manual dexterity to effectively use basic tools and equipment.

  • Experienced in using hand tools and some power tools (power drills, sanders, etc.)

  • Basic level knowledge of blueprints, Bill of Materials and mechanical drawings.

  • Basic level understanding of mechanical hardware (nuts, bolts, screws, etc.) assembly.

  • Exhibits mechanical aptitude.

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Requires ability to perform simple mathematical calculations.

  • Understanding of 5S and Lean Manufacturing practices is a plus.

Physical Requirements

The physical/mental demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Continuous and repetitive motion of hands and fingers

  • Frequent reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequent reaching above/below shoulder level

  • Sitting, standing and/or walking for prolonged periods of time

  • Frequent pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting of up to 50 pounds

  • Occasional twisting at the waist/neck

  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, vapors, fumes and toxic/caustic chemicals