Electronics Rework and Mechanical Assembler-2nd Shift

US - CA - Carlsbad, US - CA - San Diego Ref #8426 22-Mar-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Enhancing communication all around the globe… Our customers range from Commercial to Government making us complex, yet flexible in meeting the world’s communication needs. Each group at ViaSat contributes to the launch of every satellite, how exciting is that?

We are looking for a skilled Electronics Rework and Mechanical Assembler-2nd Shift, to join our growing company. As an Electronics Mechanical Assembler, you are responsible for technical functions in support of production and repair activities such as electro-mechanical assembly and rework operations. You will utilize schematics, engineering drawings, verbal instructions, change notices, and parts lists to inspect for updates and verify assembly revisions. Another facet to your work will be completing Electro Mechanical assembly and refurbishment of complex communication equipment, stand-alone chassis, circuit card modules, and cable harness assemblies.


  • 3+ years electronic assembly/rework experience in a manufacturing/repair environment or equivalent education and work experience

  • Experience working with top-level chassis assemblies, circuit card modules, and component assembly/rework

  • Expertise in general soldering

  • Knowledge of ESD procedures

  • Must be able to comfortably lift and work with material weighing 50 lbs.

  • Experience with coaxial, ribbon, and discrete wire and cables

  • Ability to read work orders, assembly instructions, assembly drawings, and bill of materials.

  • Strong mechanical skills, knowledge of most hand tools, crimp tools, and torque tools, and ability to use power screwdrivers, torque driver, and other assembly tools

  • Proficient computer skills

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • US government position. US citizenship required.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel


  • Ability to work Sunday – Thursday

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Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

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US Citizenship Required



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