FILLED - Assembly Technician
AML Oceanographic
Sidney, BC
Mission of the Role

Ensuring availability and quality of instrumentation


Assembles, troubleshoots, and tests instrumentation in a manufacturing environment
Diagnoses and debugs technical issues with digital and analog circuits
Calibrates sensors as per standards and best practices
Participates in continuous improvement, process flow, etc.
Communicates build statuses
Produces required build reports and documentation
Advises and helps maintain SOPs and build instructions
Meets order delivery expectations
Required Knowledge & Skills

‘People skills’ and the ability to operate in a team environment
Electronics assembly expertise and best practices
Experience with analog circuits, processer-based PCBs, power supplies
Precision soldering
High mechanical aptitude and ‘hands on’ approach
PCB programming; process, troubleshooting, best practices
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, SOPs, assembly instructions.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Lean process methodology
Familiarity with LabView
Experience with common ERP systems
Experience with calibration techniques and best practices
Best practices with o-ring seals and other pressure equipment designs
Experience with document control systems, BOMs, part management
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word)
Familiarity with oceanographic applications

At AML, every position comes with a clear scorecard, designed to guide each employee towards what is important. The key metrics for this position are:

Quantity of instrument orders in back order.
Quantity of instruments produced and tested.
Required Education & Experience

Relevant Diploma of Technology (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial) or similar post-secondary education. Equivalent experience may be considered.
2 years experience in a technical manufacturing environment.