Electrical Assemblers build high value proprietary products as indicated by the build book. Assemblers follow drawings and use experience to interpret plans, however not all electrical specs are fully documented. Must be precise and accurate in completing electrical requirements of the product.
The Electrical Assembler must be a highly-motivated self-driven team player who can perform both electrical and basic mechanical tasks. The preferred candidate also has the ability to perform effectively in multiple environments, including prototype and production.
The Electrical Assembler reports to the Production Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
Perform assembly, installation and repair of electro-mechanical systems, assemblies, sub-assemblies, cables, and wire harnesses per engineering drawings, parts lists and work orders
Works on assemblies/projects on one or more product lines.
Uses common electrical assembly tools and related functions in an efficient manner. This includes but is not limited to: wire cutters, tube benders, conduit benders, etc.
Assembles and troubleshoots High Voltage battery packs/modules, wiring harnesses and wire terminations.
Employs proper electrical safety technique, while working on low/high voltage electronics.
Applies wiring methods and materials to form conduits.
Sets and tests electrical switches, valves, pressure limits and machine settings.
May build sub-assemblies that are incorporated into finished product.
Demonstrates ability to read basic blueprints or schematics. Redlines drawings to submit to engineering.
Demonstrates understanding of machine logics, motors and drives.
Labels wiring to make trouble shooting possible during assembly.
Uses and is able to properly read measuring equipment to verify part or assembly quality.
May use assembly electrical test equipment, including but not limited to: voltmeters, mulitmeters, oscilloscopes, etc.
Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in fixture, or other holding device.
Crimps, solders or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
Connect component lead wires to other components leads, connectors, terminals and contact pins.
Is trained and can build multiple different cables assemblies, such as semi-rigid, coaxial, multi-stranded, single stranded and ribbon cables.
May run air, coolant and lube lines per specifications.
Demonstrates familiarity with shop order and structure/build sequences.
Performs shakedowns, teardowns and checklist reviews for build assemblies.
Perform verification tests per specific instructions and/or reference documentation.
Signs off on assembly checklist documentation which he or she performed.
Checks and troubleshoots each electrical set-up to prep assemblies for final production supervisor sign-off.
Recommend system/document improvements to the production supervisor.
Mentor and perform work inspection of peers.
Communicate issue mitigation options and recommendations.
Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
Other duties as assigned by the production supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS - Minimal requirements for education, knowledge and experience:
Electrical aptitude and experience. Functional safety knowledge of high/low voltage circuits is mandatory.
Wiring and soldering skill.
Proficient in the use of electronic test equipment.
Proficient with the operation of electrical and mechanical hand tools.
Proficient at assembly, installation and repair of electro-mechanical systems, assemblies, sub-assemblies, cables, and wire harnesses.
Basic computer skills (MS Office, Google Docs, ect).
Strong communication skills (written and oral).
Work cooperatively in a team environment.
Work independently with little guidance
Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of 2 years experience in the electronics manufacturing or repair industry.
Associates Degree or equivalent technical training/experience is preferred but not required.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:
Work schedule generally consists of 40 hours per week, which may include on-call status, evenings, and/or weekends.
Physical demands vary.
50 lb. limit on lifting without forklift or assistance.
Must operate in a safe, responsible manner, which respects the environment and the health of employees, customers, and the communities in which of operates. At no time should work be performed in a manner which compromises environmental, health or safety values.
Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.