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1st Shift - Assembler 2

San Diego, CaliforniaPEAK Technical Staffing USA

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of repetitive and non-repetitive bench or line mechanical subassembly and assembly operations of a semi-skilled nature to produce products, also making required minor adjustments in the assemblies as needed.

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

  • Follows production drawings, sample assemblies and verbal instructions with close 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.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
  • Uses hand and small power tools to place small components in boards, cables, connectors, etc. Inspect parts and performs basic tests.
  • May perform other assembly tasks such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color coding parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • May perform hand soldering using a soldering iron.
  • May perform work (soldering and general inspection) under microscope.
  • 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.
  • Properly transact all completed operations in IFS and list all completed operations on manual production log.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must have at least 2 years of directly related experience in electromechanical assembly.
  • Experienced in using hand tools and some power tools (power drills, sanders,  small lathe, etc.).
  • Basic level knowledge of blueprints, Bill of Materials and mechanical drawings,
  • Basic to intermediate level understanding of electronic components (i.e., wires, transformers) and mechanical hardware (nuts, bolts, screws, etc.) assembly.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language at a level that allows for the comprehension of detailed instructions both, written and verbal, as well as the legible completion of paperwork.
  • Demonstrated soldering proficiency and knowledge of basic hand tools. IPC-J-STD-001 Certification a plus.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work overtime during the week and Saturday.

Candidate must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ”Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)