Manufacturing Technician

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Manufacturing Technician

Goleta, California Contract Job ID: 2010114428
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Manufacturing Technician, in Goleta, CA.


The majority of the work will involve:
  • Mechanical assembly including threaded fastener and adhesive bonding using hand tools like torque wrenches, digital levels, calipers, force gauges. The materials for the work will be composite panels, solar cells, and machined parts.
  • Soft skills will be key.
  • Will need to have strong communication skills, and be able to take initiative.
  • Will be working with a variety of skill levels, and will need to learn clients specific products.
  • Position is supporting solar arrays/space side of business.
  • Must have strong mechanical assembly exp.
  • Mechanical assembly AND Electrical Assembly exp is ok
  • But service tech, automotive mechanics, etc. translate well.
  • Will use tools such as torque wrench, tread fasteners, caliper, and micrometers.
  • Must be able to read and follow written instruction as well as interpret and apply technical drawing views and notes.
  • Must be organized and accountable for personal workload.
  • Must be diligence in maintaining paperwork associated with hardware assemblies so as to maintain traceability.
  • Requires experience following procedures but also able to work with engineers to create new processes.
  • Knowledgeable with structural bonding and application of coatings using various epoxy and silicone adhesive products.
  • Working level understanding of force, torque, and precision hand tools.
  • Organizational ability to follow, or determine, optimum order of assembly for complex structures and devices.
  • Familiarity with electrical harness assemblies is preferred, including ability to interpret and work to electrical assembly schematics as well as basic electrical tests such as continuity and insulation resistance.
  • 4 years or more documented experience in technical work. Aerospace experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or equal - Junior college, trade school or university preferred.
  • With a background in aerospace is preferred, but service tech, automotive mechanics, etc. translate well.
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.

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