Scientific Drilling Inc.
  • 24-Oct-2016 to 30-Jul-2017 (CST)
  • ATC: Manufacturing - ENG
  • Paso Robles, CA, USA
  • Dependent on Experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Scientific Drilling is looking for an Manufacturing Assembler to work at our Applied Technologies Center in Paso Robles, CA.  Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and logging service company serving customers worldwide.  Our industry leading navigation systems provide definitive wellbore placement information, enabling safer and more efficient placement of tightly spaced wellbores throughout the world.  We are motivated by crafting innovative and elegant solutions to technically challenging problems. 


  • Committed to Safety as first priority.
  • Learn through hands on training while focusing on achieving necessary level of proficiency.
  • Must be able to complete and pass Solder training course and have the ability to maintain certification.
  • Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Assemble mechanical and electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies using hand tools and calibrated equipment.
  • Follow blueprints, work instructions and wiring diagrams to assemble mechanical and electronic devices.
  • Crimp, stake, screw, bolt, weld, solder, epoxy, press fit and/or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Mount assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets on printed circuit boards and chassis.
  • Connect component leads to printed circuit boards or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals and contact points using soldering procedures and equipment.
  • May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device.
  • May be required to work in a Clean Room environment, must be able to adhere to the Clean Room standard operating procedure.
  • Perform on-line go-not-go testing and inspection, using magnifying devices, measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Learn applicable IPC standards. Must successfully complete solder training course (company provided).
  • Strive for continual improvement to quality.
  • Work efficiently to finish jobs in a timely manner.
  • Work under supervision of Lead or Supervisor.
  • Adhere to and improve safety standards.
  • Manage work station and practice good housekeeping techniques.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Pursue every job with drive and determination.
  • Use logic to solve problems with effective solutions.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the needs of the business.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform delicate and detailed assembly work while using hand tools and/or microscope, must possess steady manual dexterity.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within this field.
  • Is personally committed to continual improvement.
  • Listens and is able to communicate effectively with managers and peers, both written and verbally.
  • Able to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work in fast paced and results driven environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to present oneself with professional appearance and behavior in accordance with ATC dress code and SDI Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to meet all SDI/ATC safety requirements.
  • Ability to read, communicate, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers and peers, both written and verbally.
  • Adhere to established Company procedures and policies, work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results.
  • Ability to be a team player/builder.
  • Must be tactful and able to resolve disputes between departments and settle personnel.
  • Possess the ability to be interactive with management staff and co-workers.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 1-3 years of experience infield or related area.
  • Experience with proper soldering techniques and ESD prevention a plus.
  • Manual Dexterity and ability to use common hand tools is a plus.
  • Basic MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Current IPC Certificate a plus.


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