Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Solder Assembler - Fixed Term

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/7/2018 8:34 AM)
    Job ID
    Manufacturing - Assemblers / Solderers
    Experience (Years)
    Erin Cresswell
    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, 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 an opening for a fixed term (60 days) full-time Solder Assembler with a focus on conformal coating to work at our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus.


    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.

    Perform manual conformal coat or touch up on PWBs.

    Ability to solder on most products in the factory.

    Ability to interpret IPC-A-610 standards for acceptability and customer specifications.

    Accountable for quality, quantity, and inspection of all work performed.

    Ability to keep team lead informed of any build issues.


    • 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, surface mount assemblies and manual conformal coat.
    • 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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