Teledyne Technologies

Transducer Assembler

Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne RD Instruments
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella. Each Teledyne Marine company is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.


As part of the Teledyne Marine group, Teledyne RD Instruments revolutionized the industry through the development of the first acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) and continues to be a global leader in acoustic Doppler innovations used for current profiling and precision navigation.  Our game changing technology has allowed tens of thousands of scientists, engineers and researchers to explore and understand our world’s oceans, rivers and streams in a way that was previously thought impossible.  With a staff of more than 150 scientists, engineers, technicians, and sales and support personnel, the company's San Diego-based global headquarters is an 80,000 square-foot ISO-9001:2008 facility that includes state-of-the art engineering, laboratory, manufacturing, and test areas.


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Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.  



Position Summary and Responsibilities

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of electro-mechanical subassembly and assembly operations of a semi-skilled nature to build up and assemble difficult and complex units such as molding, casting of plastic assemblies, mixing ratios and measuring urethanes and epoxies, soldering, bonding and gluing mechanical assemblies.


NOTE:  This position is a temporary-to-hire position.


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

  • Tends machines that press, shape or mixes glues and urethanes. Adjust or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics. Performs in-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Solders, assembles, disassembles, screws, bolts, glues, testing or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
    • Soldering and de-soldering of ceramic materials
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color coding parts and assemblies.
    • Assembly/disassembly and test of mechanical assemblies using both traditional and non-traditional tooling such as calipers, micrometer, depth gauge, screwdriver, torque wrench, standard wrench, hammer, etc.
  • Reads and follows reporting documentation/information:
    • Work Release Information
    • Engineering Change Order (ECO)
    • Written instructions regarding duties to be performed
    • Verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed
  • Reads and follows assembly building documentation/information:
    • Production drawings (released, unreleased or obsolete)
    • Sample assemblies
    • Informal (hand drawn or unreleased) assembly drawingsThis position does not supervise other employees.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities                                           

           This position does not supervise other employees.


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.



  • Requires a high school education or equivalent and 1-2 years closely related experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate mechanical assembly and soldering proficiency.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, Bill of Materials, mechanical drawings, written instructions and understand verbal instructions.
  • Requires the ability to interpret drawings, and rework to assemblies.
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook, MSExcel, MSWord) needed to perform the required duties, mixing ratios, soldering irons and basic hand tools.
  • Requires ability to perform simple mathematical calculations, including ratios and fractions.
  • Must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ”Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).) 
  • The physical/mental demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Continuous and repetitive motion of hands and fingers
  • Frequent reaching with hands and arms
  • Frequent reaching above/below shoulder level
  • Sitting, standing and/or walking for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Occasional twisting at the waist/neck
  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, vapors, fumes and toxic/caustic chemicals 

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