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Assembly - Contractor - B

Palm Bay, Florida Contract Job ID: 1910101682
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Electro-mechanical Assembly Operator, in Palm Bay, FL.
Manufacturing Assembler to perform repetitive hand assembly, inspection and validation of Fiber Optic Cables with commercial, military and specialized terminations such as ROC connector cable assemblies.

  • Responsible for performing a wide variety of electronic or electro-mechanical assembly operations which may include skilled hand work or utilizing automated production equipment.
  • Comprehends and interprets a variety of technical specifications, terms and documents.
  • Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering and cable harnessing on assembly units.
  • Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to blueprint specifications.
  • Work with optical fiber for terminations:
  • Handle and work with optical fiber.
  • Machine polish and hand polish techniques.
  • Mechanical fiber stripping and acid stripping.
  • Manual and machine fiber cleaving
  • Work with typical fiber optic adhesives and matching gel while on a heated workholder.
  • Work under microscope for extended periods performing micro type assembly for lens and fiber bonding to delicate silicon chips about thesize of a matchhead where fiber positional tolerances less than 0.002”.
  • Working computer skills able to retrieve and review of PDM drawings, parts list, MES work instruction and Manufacturing Processes.
  • Perform fiber optic connector and termini inspections to required standards.
  • Must be able to read tape measure or measuring rule.

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Experience in polishing optical termini to military and commercial standards.
  • Experience with Interferometer equipment for measuring terminiendface geometry.
  • Experience with inspection and validation for fiber optic cable assemblies.
  • Soft skills – Excel, Word and Outlook.

Education & Experience 
  • Requires developing job knowledge/skills. 
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience. 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
For information please click on the following link: E-Verify