Prototype Assembler - Temporary

Main Location
Carlsbad, CA, United States
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Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

As an Assembly Associate you will successfully complete assembly of electronic devices. You will perform manual soldering of surface mount and through-hole components. You will be responsible for applying adhesives and other materials to printed circuit boards. You will complete assembly of modules consisting of printed wiring boards, chassis, housings, wires, and hardware. You will do manual placement of die onto packages as well as wire bonding die to package. You will also be responsible for mixing of various materials for use on printed circuit boards. You will have familiarity with ovens, hot plates, hot air pencil, etc.


  • 4+ years of related experience in electronics assembly.
  • Experience performing manual soldering and assembly of electronic devices.
  • Excellent hand soldering skills. Fine pitch soldering required.
  • Experience working in an engineering prototype environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent mechanical assembly skills.
  • Ability to work on assemblies while looking through a microscope for 8 hours per day.

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Additional requirements

Minimum education: High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience: Other

Travel: None

Citizenship: US Citizenship Required

Clearance: None

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Prototype Assembler - Temporary