Assembly Technician

Hefring Engineering

Hefring Engineering

United States
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Hefring Engineering, an ocean engineering startup, is seeking an Assembly Technician to join our dynamic team. As an Assembly Technician, you will work on the assembly and testing of our new autonomous ocean glider. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a startup company with innovative projects that have the potential to make a significant impact on ocean understanding, climate research, and defense.


  • Assemble and test electrical and electronic parts for the low drag ocean glider
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and work instructions
  • Identify and troubleshoot assembly issues and have a strong understanding of quality control processes
  • Perform testing of finished products and record data
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace
  • Provide feedback to the Engineering team to improve the assembly process
  • Collaborate with other team members and actively participate in team meetings
  • High school diploma or equivalent with relevant training and/or certification
  • At least 5 years of experience in assembly and testing of electronic parts
  • Excellent manual dexterity for working with very small parts in tight spaces
  • Understanding of technical drawings, schematics, and work instructions
  • Strong attention to detail and quality assurance
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with hand tools and power tools
  • Familiarity with electronic component identification and measurement tools
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50lbs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to learn and contribute to an innovative startup company
  • A sense of urgency and the desire to deliver a quality product to enthusiastic customers on time
  • Rapid professional development and growth working in a small company with exposure to all aspects of engineering and business
  • Employee training budgets
  • 401k with 5% matching company contribution
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance benefits paid 100% for employee
  • Company outings and team building events
  • Complimentary snack and beverage area