Soldering Technician

Soldering Technician

Salary - $15.75 - $20.00 /Hour DOE – Full Time + Benefits
Hours – 8AM – 4:30PM Mon - Fri



Fralock is a well-established manufacturing company, based in the Santa Clarita Valley, that has a 50 year history of excellence. We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication and character with the ability to make independent, intelligent decisions. If you thrive in a fast paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement, apply today.

We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday, 401K (after 6 months of employment), annual bonus program (conditions apply), Medical/Vision/Dental coverage growth opportunities, training assistance programs and many more!



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Culture Vision:  Our results driven team strives to deliver extraordinary outcomes through our passionate commitment to each other, collaboration, courage and innovation


Main Functions

Supports the Operations function in the soldering of parts onto flexible laminations, assembly, testing, troubleshooting, rework, and repairs of electrical components using a variety of hand tools and equipment according to required specifications for defined manufacturing processes. Maintains records of materials used and work completed. Responsible for the J-STD 001 training and in-house certification of operators.


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.


Typical Duties
- Reads, interprets, and follows detailed work instructions, drawings, processes and established procedures to solder parts according to quality standards and customer specifications.

- Has soldering skills required for through-hole and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) components.

- Occasionally supports engineering in testing and troubleshooting new designs.

- Troubleshoots with an O-scope, multi-meter and data acquisition devices.

- Keeps the workplace safe by following safety rules, practicing safe work habits, maintaining   a clean and organized work area, utilizing appropriate safety equipment, and reporting unsafe conditions to the supervisor.

- Handles polyimides, sealants, fiberglass, metals and other composite materials.

- Clearly communicates status and expectations to internal customers.

- Inspects and measures products to verify conformance to specifications.

- Maintain records of work done and materials used.

- Prepares and cleans equipment for subsequent use.

- Responsible for the J-STD 001 training and in-house certification of operators. Training and mentoring peers as needed.

- Prepares rejections tags, documents findings, begins root cause analysis process and reports all non-conformances to Production Supervisor.

- Continues soldering training, as well as attends certification programs, to ensure job knowledge and skills set remain up-to-date and certification remains current (valid).

- Both individually and within a team setting, participates in continuous improvement (CI) efforts for efficiency, quality, and safety, to include offering suggestions, ideas, and support wherever possible.

- Works both independently and in teams for cross-training and project purposes. 

- During slow times, will assist in the Specialty Laminations department.


Required Skills
Reading comprehension: Interpreting written information such as technical reports, manuals, layups, work instructions, written directions/warnings

Writing: Involves preparing information or documents such as nonconformance reports, technical reports and shift hand-offs

Reasoning and Decision Making

Ability to understand and follow advanced instructions and guidelines

Organizational Ability

Basic Mathematics

Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Comprehension: Understanding direction and adhering to established procedures.

Instructing: Teaching subject matter to others or training others through explanation, demonstration, or supervised practice.

Knowledge and use of standard soldering equipment.

Knowledge and use of basic measuring devices (Rulers, Tape Measures, Calipers, Micrometers, Etc)

Basic knowledge and use of hand-tools (scissors, wrench, screwdriver, knife)

Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people in a collaborative manner


Preferred Skills
Knowledgeable of AS9100 requirements, Lean Manufacturing, experience in Quality inspection, multiple years of hand soldering experience.


Education Requirements
High school diploma, GED or five (5) years of work experience.

J-STD-001 certification with a "S" addendum (Space) (documentation required)


Experience Requirements
One (1) year of hand soldering experience


Physical Requirements
Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity skills required. Repetitive motion of wrists, hands and fingers. Must have vision (with or without assistance) capable of seeing small objects at a close distance. Must be able to accurately place small objects in the appropriate location. Must be able to stand for entire work-shift. Must be able to climb stairs, squat and kneel. Must be able to push, pull, carry and grasp. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.


This position must pass post offer drug test, Pre-work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.

Integrity test and English if applicant does not poses a BA or higher.