• Electrical Assembler

    Posted Date 3 months ago(6/19/2019 12:09 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-PA-State College
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics SATCOM
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, a division of General Dynamics Mission Systems, operates a satellite communication equipment design and manufacturing facility in State College, Pennsylvania.  The State College facility is an energetic and dynamic organization dedicated to building the highest reliability uplink and downlink equipment in the satellite industry.  With a long history of innovation and a global customer base, the State College facility continues to expand its product offerings and increase its market share around the world.


    The State College facility has an immediate opening for an Electrical Assembler.


    Representative duties and tasks:

    • Reads work orders, assembly drawings, schematics, work instructions and other mfg documentation.
    • Utilizes soldering irons and various small hand tools to install components and parts such as switches, coils, transformers, relays, transistors, capacitors, resistors, and other semiconductor circuits on circuit boards and/or other units.
    • Routes and attaches wires and connectors to form circuitry and connects sub-assemblies.
    • Attaches hardware where needed.
    • Examines parts for defects.
    • Replaces defective components and wiring.
    • Completes appropriate paperwork and computer transactions necessary to finish work assignments.
    • Repairs defective units.
    • Provides input for Engineering Change Requests, as required.
    • Navigates Local Area Network and ERP system to gain necessary information to complete work assignments.
    • Works with Quality Control and/or Engineering to help trouble shoot problems as they arise.
    • Receives verbal instructions regarding work assignments.


    Knowledge skills and abilities:

    • Ability to solder using a stereo microscope
    • Ability to interpret basic documents, work instructions, BOM’s, and schematics
    • General communication skills, both written and verbal
    • General computer skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to exhibit adaptability/flexibility
    • General Knowledge of IPC-A-610 a plus
    • Experience with Lead free soldering a plus


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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