Teledyne Technologies

  • Electro-Mechanical Assembler

    Job Locations US-CA-Chatsworth
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne RISI Inc
    1st Shift - Morning
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Electronic Safety Products designs, develops, qualifies and manufactures a variety of small, highly reliable products, which in many cases are intended to operate explosive devices such as EEDs (Electro-Explosive Devices), EBWs (Exploding BridgeWires), EFIs (Exploding Foil Initiators), and other similar devi​​ces. Product applications include Aircrew ​​Safety, Launch and Tactical Vehicles, and Energetic Devices.​​

    Our products include:

    • Aircraft ejection seat solid state sequencers
    • Escape system controllers
    • Associated field equipment
    • TESP is an operating unit of Teledyne Technologies. TESP is located in Chatsworth, California, and has been manufacturing products since 1986.  

    Position Summary and Responsibilities



    Under limited supervision, performs a wide variety of moderately difficult electronic and electro-mechanical subassembly and assembly operations of a skilled nature to build up and assemble simple units such as power supplies, modules, chassis drawers, cable harnesses, PC boards, electronic systems and subassemblies. Determines methods and sequence of assembly operations where complete information is not readily available or follows assembly shop and production operation sheets, wire lists, samples, drawings, schematic and verbal instructions to perform a wide variety of assembly operations such as wiring, component installation and hand soldering, utilizing small hand tools such as soldering irons, wire strippers, crimpers, wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers. Identifies and selects components to be integrated into subassembly and assembly units. Makes own set-ups, alignments and adjustments maintaining tolerance in accordance with instructions. Disassembles, modifies, reworks, refurbishes, reassembles, and tests units as required, and all other duties as assigned.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    • Removal of and reinstallation of Electrical Assemblies from unit housing
    • Perform Conformal Coating and Bonding requirements for the units
    • Build Manifolds for units that require the modification
    • Lap and wrap P-Leads that need to be replaced
    • Remove and replace through hole and surface mount electronic components
    • Remove corrosion and clean all unit surfaces then touch up bare metal with chem film as required
    • Perform Final Assembly of units


    Supervisory Responsibilities                                            

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide technical leadership to lower level assemblers including carrying out lead responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and laws and the organization’s policies and procedures.  This includes, but is not limited to training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving technically related work problems



    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    • Oral/Written Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Records data; Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
    • Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
    • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.
    • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization’s goals and values.
    • Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently.
    • Professionalism – Approaches other in a tactful manner; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
    • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures including using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required and wearing company issued badge when on company property; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and material properly.
    • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment.
    • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
    • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
    • Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed.


    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience

    • Minimum 5 years direct experience
    • Ability to read and understand complex drawing and assembly instructions
    • Ability to use common hand tools to assemble electromechanical assemblies
    • Ability to solder wire
    • Ability to lift and move boxes
    • Must be able to use Microscopes, screw drivers, torque tools and other common hand tools
    • Experience with soldering irons is highly desired
    • Ability to solder to IPC-610-A, Class 3 is highly desired
    • Experience in working in a AS9100 Quality Management System



    Language Skills                                             

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


    Mathematical Skills                                                 

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.   Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    Reasoning Ability                                                     


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Computer Skills                                            

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to enter time and data into a computer system.  An individual may require knowledge of database software; inventory software; manufacturing software; spreadsheet software and/or word processing software.



    Other Essential Duties

    • Follows all import/export requirements, consulting with facility import/export personnel as required.


    Other Skills and Abilities

    • Basic Knowledge of ISO and/or AS9100
    • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/6 Sigma/Kaizen
    • Knowledge of specific software (design, analysis, ERP…) 

    U.S. Person for access to ITAR-Controlled Technical Data.

    ITAR regulations dictate that information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be shared with US Persons unless authorization from the Department of State is received or a special exemption is used.

    A "U.S. person" can be

    1. A U.S. citizen;
    2. A permanent resident who does not work for a foreign company, a foreign government, or a foreign governmental agency/organization;
    3. A political asylee;
    4. A part of the U.S. government, or
    5. A corporation, business, organization, or group that is incorporated in the United States under U.S. law.


    A foreign person is any person who is not a lawful permanent resident of the US and includes foreign governments and organizations.

    Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (805)373-4545. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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