Electro-Optics Assembler in Santa Barbara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    16 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $24.0 - $50000.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Electro-Optic Assembler in a well established company in Santa Barbara. Great work environment with the best team of people. You will assemble and modify prototype and custom electronic parts and opto-mechanical systems. Solders components to printed circuit boards and fabricated metal items, as specified by work orders, diagrams or layout.  Assembles routes and ties wires to form wire harness (cable) used in electrical and electronic equipment or systems. Assembles mechanical assemblies, which may include but are not limited to: fabricated metal items, electrical wires, circuit boards, mirrors, filters and windows.


Reads blueprints, wiring diagrams, process sheets, and assembly and schematic drawings, and receives verbal instructions regarding work assignment.

Routes and laces cables.

Installs components and parts such as switches, coils, transformers, relays, transistors and semiconductor circuits on chassis, circuit boards, panels and other units.

Mounts, cleans and installs high precision optical components including mirrors and fiber optics.

Routes and attaches wires and connectors to form circuitry and connects assembly to power supply sources, switch panels or junction boxes.

Attaches hardware and seals assembly.

Examines parts for defects such as pinholes or chips.

Assembles prototype microelectronic units.

Repairs defective units rejected by inspection or test personnel.

Aligns and clamps parts together, or positions items in fixtures, jigs or vise.

Reads instructions such as work orders, diagrams and wire lists to determine materials needed and sequence of assembly.

Attaches ends of wires to components, connectors, plugs or terminal strip.

Inserts cable in plastic.

Tests wiring continuity with continuity tester.

Marks identifying data on completed harness.

Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. Performs a number of complex, repetitive electromechanical assembly operations of electronic parts, components, subassemblies and units including printed circuit boards, panels, cable harnesses and other electronic assemblies. Able to use the following tools, such as hand tools, drills, soldering guns, screwdrivers and precision measuring devices.


2-5 years assembly experience.


Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.