Solder Electro-Mechanical Assembler in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

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Job Description

Solder Electro-Mechanical Assembler

Job Description

On a production basis, performs light electronic and/or electromechanical assembly work of high complexity for cable harnesses including crimping, routing, layup and other related assembly operations required to manufacture product. Tasks may vary by department and customer specifications.

  • Perform high skill level work with effective use and understanding of complex schematics, drawings, final assembly blueprints, wiring diagrams or specifications, which may require excellent manual dexterity and use of wide variety of hand tools, special care in handling and soldering where access is somewhat difficult.
  • Work typically involves a wide variety of operations with very long work cycles
  • May be responsible for final assembly or production build-up of complete units composed of complex sub-assemblies. Solder operations for cable harness assembly including but not limited to solder connectors, sleeves, and splices
  • Various preparation and termination operations such as the following: bundle build up, fluroetch, shrink sleeving, lace tie cables and wire, connector preparation, braid termination, hand buzz, disassembly, mylar, blow on jackets, and hand twisting
  • Strip wires/crimp termination/insertion/pin retention
  • Perform identification process—electroetch or ink
  • Torque backshells/torque test/faying (resistance) checks
  • Install hardware (bandits, ID’s, tie-wraps, etc.)
  • May also perform some trouble shooting and rework of production items
  • Review and verify shop packet material received is complete and work with necessary support personnel to correct discrepancies
  • May make minor procedural decisions in fitting, soldering etc., but always within established guidelines
  • Make good judgment in planning work sequences and determining the workability of the completed items
  • Verify completion of work and shop traveler sign off prior to continuing to next process
  • Train other coworkers as needed

  • Other tasks may be assigned as necessary

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively read and interpret blueprints and mechanical drawings
  • Ability to use hand tools as listed (may vary by department): solder irons; retention tools; various measuring devices, various wrenches, pliers, crimpers and other hand tools, various gauges, fixtures and tools, carts, strippers, banding tools, cutters, hot tweezers, heat gun, dremel tools
  • Ability to use automatic equipment (strippers, banding tools, wire cutters, ID, etc.), test equipment
  • Ability to effectively understand and complete assigned paperwork and shop travelers.
  • Ability to effectively understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Ability to follow through on verbal, written or diagram instructions
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers and common fractions
  • Make good judgment in planning work sequences and determining the workability of the completed items
  • Work independently with minimum to no supervision
  • Excellent hand eye coordination
  • Must be safety oriented.
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.


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