Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • SMT Technician - Fixed Term (60 Days)

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 5:42 PM)
    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 SMT Technician to work at our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus.


    • Set up and operate automated SMT equipment including placement machine, screen printer, and Oven.
    • Perform off-line review from Automated Optical Inspection (AOI).
    • Load and unload parts to tables and feeders.
    • Operate CCA washer.
    • Follow printed work instructions.
    • Read and build assembly drawing along with MWI.
    • Handle small precision tools, hardware, etc.
    • 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.
    • Interpret IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 standards for acceptability and customer specifications.
    • Shall be accountable for quality, quantity, and inspection of all work performed.
    • Keep team lead informed of any build issues.
    • Follow ROHS requirements.
    • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures.


    • Candidate must be U.S. Citizen.
    • 2 – 4 years of equivalent experience.
    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
    • General computer usage skills
    • Applicant must have familiarity with SMT electronic components and SMT assembly processes.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications – Fluent in English.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Familiarity with IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 standards
    • Ability to solder electronic components


    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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