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Senior Electronic Assembler

Herndon, VA

Senior Electronic Assembler (Aerospace, Optics, Laser, NASA, Satellite)

Use your electrical skills to design and build electro-optical systems to push boundaries for NASA and DoD. Fibertek is looking for a Senior Electronics Assembler to join our Herndon, VA location to contribute to the development of laser products within our R&D team. By taking on both short and long-term projects, you will use your versatility to bring uncharted laser research into the aerospace industry.

Your Job

The Senior Electronics Assembler will assemble flight and non-flight electronic cable assemblies, PWA’s and wired assemblies using hand tools, solder/desolder equipment, reflow oven etc. in a production environment. Your role will also include the following;

  • Perform Inspections of assembled products.
  • Fill in as lead position when necessary.
  • Solder PCB assemblies using either reflow process or hand soldering equipment, per assembly drawings,
  • schematics, work instructions, etc. to IPC J-Std specifications, including rework, touch-up, and modification.
  • Assemble cables, using hand tools such as wire strippers, crimpers, etc. per wiring diagrams, work instructions,
  • etc.
  • Perform inspection of incoming cables, PWA’s etc.
  • Maintain vigorous ESD protection procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment for equipment and personnel
  • Ability to multitask between the requirements and deadlines of multiple programs
  • Ability to lead and direct peers, keep records, maintain even flow of concurrent programs
  • Follow and utilize forms and procedures of CM, QA, HR, timekeeping, etc.

Required Skills and Experience

To succeed in this Senior Electronics Assembler role, you'll need the below expertise and experience

  • US citizenship or permanent resident (green card)
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Certified IPC Specialist; J-STD-001 and J-STD-001 Space Addendum (or equivalent)
  • NASA Std 8739.4, Requirements for Crimp, Cable Harness (or equivalent)
  • Strong communication and organization skill

Please apply today for this full-time Herndon-based Senior Electronics Assembler role and join the leader in the development of state-of-the-art laser and electro-optical solutions.

Why Fibertek, Inc?

FIBERTEK, Inc. is a recognized leader in advanced lasers, lidars and laser communication systems providing our DoD, NASA and aerospace customers discriminating capabilities. We pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer a competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.

Fibertek, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants are considered regardless of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.

If you need assistance or an accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact us by phone at 571-299-4487 or via email at hr@fibertek.com.


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