Circuit Board Assembler

Shelton , CT

Post Date: 01/24/2018 Job ID: 701 Industry: Manufacturing
  • Performs any combination of following duties in assembly of electronic components onto printed circuit boards according to specifications, using hand tools:
  • Reads worksheets and wiring diagrams, receives verbal instructions, or follows sample board to determine assembly duties, and selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits.
  • Twists, bends, trims, strips, or files wire leads of components or reams holes in boards to insert wire leads, using hand tools.
  • Inserts color-coded wires in designated holes and clinches wire ends, using pliers.
  • Press-fits component leads onto board.
  • Places plastic insulating sleeves around specified wire leads of components and shrinks sleeves into place, using heat gun.
  • Crimps wire leads on underside of board, using hand toolsor press.
  • Applies sealer or masking compound to selected parts of board to protect parts from effects of wave solder process.
  • Solders wire leads and joints on underside of board, using soldering iron, to route and connect lead wires to board and between individual components.
  • Installs heat sinks, sockets, face plates, and accessories on boards, using hand tools.
  • May be designated according to unit installed as Socket Assembler or stage of production as Post-Wave Assembler; Pre-Wave Assembler.
  • May assist other workers.



  • Drug test required
  • Background required
  • 1-2 years experience in assembly or calibration in a manufacturing environment
  • Electro-mechanical assembly, mechanical assembly or industrial painting skills required

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