Assembly Technician


BrightSpec is a rapidly growing life science tools company launching a powerful, unique, and proprietary analytical instrument. We are seeking an experienced Assembly Technician who will support the prototype and production builds of our first-in-class Molecular Rotational Resonance (MRR) instruments.

As an Assembly Technician, you will be providing hands-on support with the electro-mechanical assembly of prototype and production instrument builds.  This will include building cable assemblies, wire harnesses, light machining and enclosure subassemblies containing; PCBAs, amplifiers and various electronics.

Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment and be prepared to tackle a broad set of challenges as the company grows. This is an excellent opportunity for rapid career advancement in a fast-growing small company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building cable assemblies and wire harnesses; stripping & crimping wires, soldering and terminating wire connections to components and terminal blocks
  • Electro-mechanical builds of rack-mount enclosures and control panels utilizing hand tools and power tools
  • Assembling frames & racks; drilling and tapping holes; utilizing hand tools and power tools
  • Read, interpret and update assembly work instructions and Bill of Materials

Experience and Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, trade school or related electronics degree is preferred
  • At least 1 year experience with electro-mechanical assembly using hand tools and power tools
  • Experience with instrumentation assembly or similar electronic enclosure builds is a plus
  • Experience with cable assembly and wire harness assembly; stripping & crimping and soldering wires.  IPC Certification for soldering is a plus
  • Capable of interpreting and updating Work Instructions using Microsoft Word
  • Capable of interpreting and updating Bill of Materials using Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams is a plus
  • Experience with CAD tools is a plus


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Charlottesville, VA

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