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Assembly Technician 1

Job Description

The House of Design (HoD) Assembly Technician I position is defined to be an entry-level position. This position typically includes individuals that are new to robotics and automated systems that have an Associate degree from a mechanical or electrical trade school. The Assembly Technician I position requires a basic understanding of mechanical and electrical components and theory of operation. Must be able to use hand and power tool effectively and safely.

Reports To

Shop Manager


  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly drawings, blueprints, specifications, and parts lists
  • Gathers parts, subassemblies, tools, and material for the job and assembles components according to drawing
  • Inspect components for dimensional accuracy utilizing blueprints/drawings and applicable metrology equipment
  • Resolve assembly difficulties by working with engineering and systems integration to implement solutions
  • Verifies specifications and tests assemblies and subassemblies ensuring correct operation and function
  • Install and test electrical control components, Input/output devices, sensors, and associated cabling
  • Dismantle robotic integration systems and organize, package, and palletize for safe shipment to the customer site
  • Prepare parts and robotic components for shipment, load and offload freight shipment utilizing forklift
  • Install and test robotic systems in customers facilities, worldwide, as part of the installation team
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, shop rules, and regulations
  • Work within and promotes HoD vision, mission, and values of the organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Follows House of Design Team Member General List of Responsibilities
  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED), Associates degree or trade school certification preferred
  • Must have a positive attitude, desire to learn and acute attention to detail, must be a team player
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and be part of a collaborative team to solve problems
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical blueprints/drawings and electrical schematics
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to adapt to varying projects and priorities daily
  • Ability to manage small-scale projects from initial concept to completion
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal team and external clients
  • Must have basic computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite recommended
  • Ability to safely drive and operate a forklift, previous forklift operator certification preferred
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required to support shop, engineering, and integration teams
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time along with walking, sitting, repetitive movement, reaching (including but not limited to above shoulder reaching), repetitive bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, leaning, and twisting.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds in accordance with HoD safe work practices

Job Type: Full-time