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Electromechanical Assembler II



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Please Note: To conform with the United States Government Space Technology Export Regulations, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., conditional resident, asylee or refugee (protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
At CesiumAstro, we are developers and pioneers of out-of-the-box communication systems for satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space and airborne platforms. We take pride in our dynamic and cross-functional work environment, which allows us to learn, develop, and engage across our organization. If you are looking for hands-on, interactive, and autonomous work, CesiumAstro is the place for you.
We are looking to add an Electromechanical Assembler to our team. If you are great at what you do, enjoy working in a startup environment, and are passionate about developing leading-edge hardware for satellites, spacecraft, and aerospace systems, we would like to hear from you.
As an Electromechanical Assembler at Cesium Astro, you will be a key team member in ensuring the quality and delivery of our products meets our customer's expectations. The ideal candidate will have experience in high-reliability industries such as Aerospace, Automotive, or Medical devices. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed in a fast-paced environment and be capable and motivated to build, repair and maintain an SMT circuit card and electronics final assemblies.
As we are a start-up the expectation is that we all wear many hats, and at times you may be asked to assist in additional duties such as performing cycle counts of inventory, assisting in shipping and receiving functions, or other tasks.


  • A High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience in interpreting schematics, drawings, diagrams, and other visual aides for assembly.
  • Ability to work with team members to ensure production roles are clear.
  • 2 years of experience in electronic assembly operations such as SMT, AOI, Prepping Components, X-Ray, De-Panel, and Soldering.
  • Ability to regularly communicate with engineers and design staff to ensure designs are being implemented correctly.
  • Experience using tools to make or repair parts and products.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to differentiate between colors to identify colored electrical wires.
  • Attention to detail and the maintenance of a clean workspace.
  • Ability to read parts lists and make sure all are present.
  • Familiarity with undergoing routine preventive maintenance.
  • Experience maintaining inventory and placing orders for more supplies as needed.
  • Basic computer skills to complete quality control forms.
  • Familiarity working in an ESD and FOD-controlled environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and follow strict safety guidelines.
CesiumAstro considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills. Full-time employment offers include company stock options and a generous benefits package featuring health, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, life and retirement plans.
CesiumAstro, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.