Assembles electronic components onto printed circuit boards (PCBs) according to specifications by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Working from assembly drawings, worksheets, wiring diagrams, verbal instructions, or sample board, determines assembly duties, and selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits.
Installs component leads into board.
Places plastic insulating sleeves around specified wire leads of components and shrinks sleeves into place.
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 board to complete assembly, working to IPC Class 3 requirements or equivalent military specifications.
Installs heat sinks, sockets, faceplates, and accessories on boards.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or G.E.D. Knowledge of and experience with IPC Class 2 or Class 3 requirements.