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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Circuit Card Assembler in Colorado Springs, Colorado

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future.


Under limited supervision and with an emphasis on safety and Cobham SPIRIT values, perform a variety of manual assembly tasks, from periodic to frequent, and from simple to complex, related to the assembly and inspection of electronic circuit card assemblies and the next level hardware. Primary activities include hand-soldering Surface Mount Technology (SMT) components, installing, removing and replacing thru-holecomponents without board damage, soldering wires and cables and identifying assembly and documentation issues. A high level of dexterity is required to manipulate and position extremely small (.020 x .020) devices using hand tools such as hand soldering irons, tweezers and hot air re-flow equipment. Assembly knowledge and skill level must meet or exceed IPC and NASA standards for space grade circuit card assembly.

  • Hand soldering and mechanical assembly

  • Use of a microscope while performing soldering work for extended periods

  • Micro soldering Integrated Circuit (IC) chips and other SMT components using hand-soldering irons and hot air reflow equipment

  • Advance soldering rework skills of printed wiring boards.

  • Perform SMT rework, removing and replacing SMT components without damage, while inspecting operations to ensure quality of product.

  • Perform rework/repair of internal product to ensure Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) are reworked to the required customer and industry standards.

  • Interact with Production Control, Quality, and Engineering on a daily basis

  • Able to assemble and inspect circuit card assemblies with the aid of a microscope (training on site)

  • Read and comprehend complex work instructions, drawings and parts lists

  • Familiarity with industry-standard adhesives and bonding highly desired

  • Simple equipment maintenance and upkeep tasks

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Training to industry standards (IPC, J-Std, NASA, etc)preferred

  • Previous/Active certifications and experience with NASA8739 and/or J-STD-001 Space Addendum preferred

  • Hand soldering and mechanical assembly experience required

  • Competent in hand-soldering techniques to be sufficient for rework and repair

  • Must be able to work in a dynamic and constantly changing environment

  • Must have flexibility in work hours, limited overtime may be required

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, required

  • Very good eye-hand coordination required

  • Computer skills - Proficient in the full suite of Microsoft Office products - Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point, Project.

Employment Transparency:

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicatns and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicatns who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Advertising Title: Circuit Card Assembler

Requisition ID: 2020-3980

Street: 4350 Centennial Blvd.