Electromechanical Assembler in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Electromechanical Assembler

The ideal candidate can perform  light electronic and/or electromechanical assembly work for Radiofrequency switches, pushbutton switches, and similar assemblies.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Carson, CA is our Engineered Products Group location, which houses our Human Machine Interface, Motion Control Device, Radiofrequency Departments. 

 Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Assembly procedures may involve soldering where access is somewhat difficult.
  • Assembly of various detail parts into semi-complex assemblies using various assembly techniques.
  • Must be able to assemble parts using different types of tooling to achieve desired results.
  • Must be able to interpret instructions to mix various epoxies and paints for marking/bonding.
  • Able to work with working parts or components which require special care in handling or other procedures which require good dexterity and facility in use of a variety of hand tools.
  • Work is not typically highly repetitive, but the cycle of repetition may be short enough to allow the development of some habit patterns.
  • Must be able to work with assembly equipment such as arbor presses, pneumatic presses, ultrasonic welders, etc.
  • Must be able to work from wiring diagrams, detailed drawings, standard work instructions (SWIs), or other input documents of similar complexity.
  • May make minor procedural decisions in soldering, fitting, etc., but always within established guidelines.
  • Perform other assignments as required.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Should have familiarity in reading and interpreting documents such as blue prints or mechanical drawings
  • Must be able to work under a 10X microscope
  • Basic knowledge of the types of Electronic Components is a must.
  • Ability to build electronic assemblies

Required Experience and Education

  • Vocational, High School diploma, or general education degree (GED); or 1-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior solder and assembly experience. (5+ years preferred)
  • Experience with RF switches is highly preferred.
  • Experience with pushbutton switches is highly preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years progressive experience in quality management with supervisory experience, including military, where applicable, and commercial customers

This is a generic job posting for an Electromechanical Assembler.  Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


23301 S. Wilmington Ave
Carson, California, 90745
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled