Mechanical Assembler

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Req-4250 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

An established engineering and manufacturing company, located east of Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking a Mechanical Assembler.


  • Responsible for the assembly of small sub-assemblies to complex mechanical systems involving many parts and components
  • Assemble and test complex mechanical systems involving a large number of parts; alignment and precision tolerance of parts is critical
  • Evaluate the alignments of axes in relation to each other: verify the orthogonality and angular displacement measurements through use of autocollimators, mirror assemblies, electronic indicators, or alignment telescopes
  • Fit and size parts using lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and other tools
  • Clean and prepare parts for paint
  • Assist in the packing and shipping of equipment to customers
  • Assist Quality Control in the calibration and maintenance of the Metrology lab
  • Provide feedback to Engineering Department to reduce production problems
  • Perform field service functions on equipment, both domestically and internationally
  • Maintain orderly work area, machines, and equipment
  • Meet budget and schedule requirements
  • Perform other technical work and/or special projects as directed

Job Requirements


  • HS Diploma and/or AS Degree in a Technical field or Machining Apprenticeship
  • 1-3 years of mechanical experience required
  • Able to follow complex assembly procedures and acceptance test procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Ability to make precise measurements using metrology equipment
  • Ability to apply safety procedures/methodology to all aspects of assembly work
  • Able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work with others: assembly personnel, engineers, wire shop personnel and customers on complex systems
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Required to attend forklift training and obtain certification
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically; occasional international travel may be necessary

Hours: Monday-Friday, 1st shift (9/80 work schedule, off every other Friday); typical start times are between 6 and 7am

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