Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Mechanical Assembler - Fixed Term (60 Days)

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/15/2018 8:37 AM)
    Job ID
    Manufacturing - Assemblers / Solderers
    Experience (Years)
    Minimum Degree
    High School Diploma or GED
  • Overview

    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, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company 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 an opening for a fixed term (60 days) full-time Mechanical Assembler 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 senior 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.
    • Ability 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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