Assembly – Test Technician

POSTED: October 1, 2019
BUSINESS: FLIR Detection, Inc. 
START DATE: Immediate Availability


Position Summary:

The Assembly-Test Technician will assemble and test chemical and biological detection instruments per established procedures (routers, build procedures, control plans, etc.).

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment. Please visit to learn more about our global company.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and test sophisticated electro-mechanical systems
    • Perform acceptance testing as required on purchased materials, such as printed circuit boards and machined metal
    • Build mechanical subassemblies and final product assemblies – including vacuum lines and fittings
    • Perform acceptance testing on subassemblies and final product assemblies – performance testing and quality assurance testing
    • Update the issue reporting system as necessary
  • Assist other departments as needed
    • Engineering with the building and testing of prototypes
    • Service with specific service orders
  • Generate detailed documentation of assembly and test procedures



  • ASEET degree or BSEET
  • 2 years of directly relevant work experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered (High School Diploma and 5 years of directly relevant work experience)
  • Proven experience required in the assembly and/or repair of:
    • Surface mount components
    • Printed circuit boards from engineering drawings
    • Cable assemblies and harnesses from engineering drawings
    • Vacuum lines and tubing
    • Complex electro-mechanical instruments
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and mechanical assembly drawings
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with team members, engineers and scientists
  • Occasional travel for training or service may be required (approximately one week per year)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to table top
  • US Citizenship required



  • Experience with Mass Spectrometers
  • Military experience on electro-mechanical systems would be a plus


Additional Information:

  • Please apply online at (Job #11995)
  • A criminal conviction check is required for employment in this position
  • FLIR offers health benefits, dental, vision, life insurance, parental leave, short-term & long-term disability, 401(k), 10 company designated holidays, flexible time off (FTO), tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement and more
  • FLIR Detection is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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