Transducer Assembler in Poway, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Poway, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $13.0 - $14.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

General Overview

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of electro-mechanical subassembly and assembly operations of a semi-skilled nature to build up and assemble difficult and complex units such as molding, casting of plastic assemblies, mixing ratios and measuring urethanes and epoxies, soldering, bonding and gluing mechanical assemblies.

NOTE:  This position is a temporary-to-hire position.

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

  • Tends machines that press, shape or mixes glues and urethanes. Adjust or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics. Performs in-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.

  • Solders, assembles, disassembles, screws, bolts, glues, testing or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.

    • Soldering and de-soldering of ceramic materials

  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.

  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color coding parts and assemblies.

    • Assembly/disassembly and test of mechanical assemblies using both traditional and non-traditional tooling such as calipers, micrometer, depth gauge, screwdriver, torque wrench, standard wrench, hammer, etc.

  • Reads and follows reporting documentation/information:

    • Work Release Information

    • Engineering Change Order (ECO)

    • Written instructions regarding duties to be performed

    • Verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed

  • Reads and follows assembly building documentation/information:
    • Production drawings (released, unreleased or obsolete)
    • Sample assemblies
    • Informal (hand drawn or unreleased) assembly drawings

Supervisory Responsibilities                                           

This position does not supervise other employees.


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 education or equivalent and 1-2 years closely related experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate mechanical assembly and soldering proficiency.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, Bill of Materials, mechanical drawings, written instructions and understand verbal instructions.
  • Requires the ability to interpret drawings, and rework to assemblies.
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook, MSExcel, MSWord) needed to perform the required duties, mixing ratios, soldering irons and basic hand tools.
  • Requires ability to perform simple mathematical calculations, including ratios and fractions.
  • 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).)

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 

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