• Electro-Mechanical Assembly Apprentice

    Location US-NH-Merrimack
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/8/2018 10:42 AM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    The Electro-Mechanical Assembly Apprentice position is a full-time entry-level role with 18 months of on-the-job training and related college instruction provided at no cost to the Apprentice. This position is fully eligible for ESA's competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.


    • Inspect, test, and adjust completed units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements.
    • Position, align, and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly.
    • Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames, using hand tools and power tools.
    • Connect cables, tubes, and wiring, according to specifications.
    • Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
    • Attach name plates and mark identifying information on parts.
    • Disassemble units to replace parts or to crate them for shipping.
    • Operate or tend automated assembling equipment, such as robotics and fixed automation equipment.
    • Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
    • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
    • Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.
    • Clean parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths.
    • Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production problems.
    • Distribute materials, supplies, or subassemblies to work areas.
    • Pack finished assemblies for shipment and transport them to storage areas, using hoists or hand trucks.
    • Maintain clean working environments, according to clean room standards.
    • Set up or operate assembly or processing equipment, such as lasers, cameras, die bonders, wire bonders, dispensers, reflow ovens, soldering irons, die shears, wire pull testers, temperature or humidity chambers, or optical spectrum analyzers.


    • High School diploma or GED required
    • Ability and willingness to fully participate in ESA's Apprenticeship Program which includes 18 months of on-the-job-training and related college courses (course fees paid by ESA, time/travel for class is responsibility of Apprentice)
    • Ability to understand and follow complex detailed instructions
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
    • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, and be able to work for short to moderate periods of time without direct supervision


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