Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

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Mechanical Assembler - Fixed Term (60 Days)

Mechanical Assembler - Fixed Term (60 Days)

Job ID 
Posted Date 
Manufacturing - Assemblers / Solderers
Experience (Years) 
Erin Cresswell
Minimum Degree 
High School Diploma or GED

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Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. has openings for fixed term (60 days) full-time Mechanical Assemblers to work at our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus.


  • Build production cable assemblies using work instructions with minimal supervision.  Training to be supplied by Lead associate, who will act as mentor for new associate.
  • Assemble system kits to support customer shipments.  Training to be provided by Sr. associate.
  • Build handheld units using work instructions with minimal supervision.  Training to be provided by Lead associate, who will act as mentor for new associate.



  • Ability to follow printed work instructions.
  • Ability to read schematics wiring diagrams and build assembly drawing along with MWI.
  • Able to handle small precision tools, hardware, etc.
  • Ability to properly sign in on correct PIDs, complete ESD testing, and follow all manufacturing guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat appearance in their work area, reducing FOD when possible.
  • Computer Skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook StripedLighting & PeopleSoft.
  • Ability to interpret IPC-A-620 standards, where applicable.
  • Ability to keep team lead informed of assembly issues.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Shall be accountable for quality, quantity, and inspection of all work performed.
  • US Citizenship or US Residency Required
  • 2 – 4 years of equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Outlook StripeLighting & PeopleSoft
  • Applicant must have familiarity with electronic assemblies, and surface mount assemblies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications – Fluent in English

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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