Positions parts in specified relationship to each other, using hands, tweezers, or tongs. Bolts, screws, clips, cements, or otherwise fastens parts together by hand or using hand tools or portable power tools. Frequently works at a bench as a member of the assembly group assembling one or two specific parts and passing units to another worker.

Job Level / Skills:

 In addition to the duties & skills listed above, the following skills are required for each level, provided that the individual is certified and applies them in their current assignment.


  • Ability to read and understand Assembly Traveler instructions
  • Must understand general blue print/sectional drawings
  • Ability to use measuring tools, such as calipers, micrometers, rulers and pressure gauges
  • Knowledge of basic shop math
  • Basic understanding of Sub-Assembly, Rough Set, Synchronization and Final Test processes
  • Familiar with ATP/FTP documentation
  • Must be able to set up and utilize ATP/FTP test bench stations
  • Must be proficient in using hand tools
  • Ability to read and understand Bill of Materials
  • May assist leads and supervisors in assigning work and training
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned

Assembler Intermediate (in addition to Assembler)

  • Ability to perform Sub-Assembly, Rough Set, Synchronization and Final Test process
  • Must be able to perform manual operations such as, Sync, Fitting, Alignment, Calibration and make adjustments to parts to meet specifications and Traveler requirements
  • Ability to read and understand all assembly related work instructions
  • May assist leads and supervisors in assigning work and training

Assembler Senior (in addition to Assembler & Assembler Intermediate)

  • Ability to train employees in Sub-Assembly, Rough Set, Synchronization and Final Test process
  • Assists employees in troubleshooting complex switches
  • Recommends Traveler changes and validates instruction and standard times.
  • Suggests product tooling and other improvements
  • May assist leads and supervisors in assigning work and training

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma required
  • Minimum 1-year progressive experience in Electro-Mechanical assembly
  • A team player
  • Efficient, accurate and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative

Physical Demands

The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Hydra-Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Hydra-Electric Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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