Job Title:  Assembler


San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Business Unit:  Energy Conversion Solutions
Posting Date:  Nov 18, 2023
Job Description: 


AMETEK Programmable Power designs, manufactures and markets precision, AC and DC programmable power supplies, electronic loads, application specific power subsystems, and compliance test solutions for customers requiring & valuing differentiated power products and services.


Job Overview

The Assembler will prepare and perform routine electronic and mechanical assembly operations at unit and module assembly level using blueprints, work instructions, ECO’s, deviations, drawings, diagrams, and written processes.  In addition, the Assembler will assemble and inspect components, parts, subassemblies, and assemblies.


Assembler works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice and normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments.


1st Shift: Monday thru Friday, 5:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Overtime: Ability to work overtime Monday thru Friday and on weekends as needed/occasionally. 


Roles & Responsibilities

This position has responsibility for:

  • Observes all safety regulations including personal protective equipment.
  • Assemble components to a final configured product utilizing process instructions, engineering documentation (assembly drawings, wire lists, etc.), specialized tooling and fixtures, measuring equipment, and hand tools.
  • Reads and interprets assembly drawings, parts lists, operations sheets and visual aids. Make recommendations for changes to improve build processes.
  • Perform any rework from test failures in accordance with standard repair procedures. May also incorporate ECN's into completed boards.
  • Prep and insert electronic components onto circuit boards, hand solder components onto circuit boards, touch up and rework circuit boards.
  • Verify quality of product at the required intervals and verify accuracy of all work.
  • May provide training and support to lower-level assemblers as required.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, read and interpret engineering documentation, layout, and process worksheets, set-up and operate assigned machines and equipment.
  • Meets established standards for productivity and quality.
  • Follow the lead’s instruction on building units.


Competency Requirements

In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Skills


Minimum Qualifications (Experience and Skills)

  • Must require a minimum of 1 - 3 years of related experience. Assembler levels 1 - 5 will vary based on years of experience and scope of responsibility. 

  • Must possess good to excellent assembly blueprint reading experience/skills.
  • Must be able to use hand tools (i.e. torque wrench, drills and inspection tools).
  • Ability to properly read a variety of measuring devices including rulers, tape measures, and scales.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent


 Preferred Requirements

  • IPC-610 and J-STD 001 certification
  • Efficient MS Word and Excel user


Work Environment

  • Production environment


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to lift 25 pounds.


Minimum Salary:  $20.00 per hour

Maximum Salary:  $25.00 per hour


What’s in It for You

  • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off
  • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k), plus matching
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
  • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities


This position is located in beautiful San Diego, California. Many consider San Diego to possess the best climate in the country. Daytime temperatures average 70 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. Besides its amazing weather, San Diego is known for its miles of white-sand beaches, nightlife, outdoor culture, and ethnic diversity. It is also known for being a great place to raise a family due to having some of the best public schools in the country. The city offers plenty of family fun attractions, which include the world-famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and LEGOLAND. San Diego County comprises of 18 incorporated cities and numerous other charming neighborhoods, including downtown's historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Escondido, La Mesa, Hillcrest, Barrio Logan and Chula Vista to name a few.


Salary Minimum:  $40,000
Salary Maximum:  $50,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego