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Mechanical Assembler II for Tunable Diode Laser S...
Nicholas J.
SpectraSensors, Inc. is an Endress+Hauser company headquartered in Houston, TX with manufacturing and technology development in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. The company was incorporated in 1999 as a technology spin-off of the NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SpectraSensors is a leading manufacturer of optically and laser based on-line gas analyzers for the natural gas and process gas analytics markets. Typical applications include non-contact measurement of moisture, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and other contaminants in natural gas supply chain, refinery and petrochemical processes, and airborne water vapor measurements from commercial aircraft for the U.S. and International Weather Services.

SpectraSensors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Description: This position is responsible for performing assigned and varied tasks supporting the manufacturing department with the assembly and systems integration of natural gas and custom process analyzers. This position performs all tasks under supervision. The work is routine with some special assignments or tasks.

Essential duties:

Complete comprehensive mechanical tasks such as tube layout, forming and bending, wiring and electrical termination, assembly of sample systems and sub-assembly components
Plan and layout sample systems and components from schematic diagrams, ensuring that systems comply with ISO, CSA, ATEX, IECEX and other certification requirements
Perform in-process electrical and flow/pressure testing of completed assemblies
Acquire parts and hardware as required for production operations
Ensure that a safe work environment and safe work practices are maintained at all times


This intermediate position requires the knowledge of and application of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in mechanical assembly, sample system piping and tubing
2-3 years of professional experience
Must have the ability to plan and layout sample systems from schematic diagrams
Must have the ability to complete tube bending and forming from schematic diagrams.
Must have the ability to set-up and use basic hand tools, electronic and pneumatic tooling for production and prototype support
Must have the ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings, schematics, and technical documentation (plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and gas flow).
A background in electrical from the industrial equipment and/or instrumentation field is preferred
A team player who has the ability to work well with others in a fast paced, changing manufacturing environment
Must be able to follow verbal and written work instructions and work through problems should they arise
Must be able to adhere to a firm work schedule, with the ability to work overtime as necessary

Physical Demands: This position works in a manufacturing environment and may occasionally be exposed to shop elements such as noise. This position requires the use of PPE. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit and stand for sustained periods of time; walk, talk and hear; use hands to repetitively finger, handle, feel or operate precision and standard hand tools; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; perform detailed work and work under deadlines with some interruptions.

Nicholas Croglio

Corporate Address:  14271 Jeffrey Road, Suite 136
Irvine, California 92620
The OSSC is a non-profit 501(C)3 tax exempt corporation.
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Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting