Soldering Technician

Job Expired

MD-Germantown, United States

Full Time

20 days ago

Job description

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

EchoStar has an exciting opportunity within our Hughes Network Systems division for a Soldering Technician located at our Germantown, MD facility.


  • Review Engineering documentation, manufacturing travelers, and work instructions
  • Solder to J-STD-001 Class II and III
  • Perform rework/repair to IPC 7711 & 7721 standards on circuit boards.
  • Remove, repair, and reapply components on heavy ground plane boards.
  • Solder SMT components down to an 0201-package size or smaller
  • Good eyesight and eye/hand coordination
  • Ability to solder using a microscope.
  • Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Previous thru-hole & surface mount soldering experience or training.
  • Interpret PCB Board schematics as well as Wiring Drawings
  • Solder precision electro-mechanical equipment, wiring harnesses, and PCB Board assemblies used in computers, electronic instruments, and similar electronic systems.
  • Melt and apply solder along adjoining edges of workpieces to solder joints, using soldering iron, gas torch, or electric-ultrasonic equipment.
  • Grind, cut, buff, or bend edges of workpieces to be joined to ensure snug fit, using power grinder and hand tools.
  • Remove workpieces from molten solder and hold parts together until color indicates that solder has set.

Basic Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in manufacturing, assembly, or other related fields
  • IPC610 and J STD certification required
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Essential Qualifications:  

  • Must be able to lift to 15 lbs.

EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all–from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!

  • Financial:  401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability

  • Work-Life Balance:  Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)

  • Employee Incentives:  Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet

  • Health:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.  U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

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