SMT Rework Technician
Astro Digital designs, builds, and operates a diverse range of small satellite systems supporting space-based turnkey missions for several business applications, including earth observation, communications, in-orbit demonstrations, risk reduction opportunities, in addition to various science and exploration applications. Astro Digital is headquartered in Santa Clara, California with infrastructure around the globe.

Position Summary

SMT Rework Technician highly reliable surface mount micro-component replacement and repairs to a wide variety of flexible printed circuits and electronic circuit boards.

Note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for or medical or religious accommodation is necessary.

  • Perform a wide variety of electronic or electro-mechanical rework tasks in support of all manufacturing requirements.
  • Verifies correct solder and flux chemistry is being used.
  • Work from BOM, Assembly drawings and/or verbal instructions to repair or modify assemblies.
  • Perform hand solder & touch-up as needed for SMT & Through-hole components, add Jumper wire, remove/install components per IPC-A-610 Class 2 and Class 3
  • Proficient in developing rework activities on critical components such as micro-BGA, 01005, 0201 and thru-hole devices.
  • Identify essential soldering aids, solder wire diameter, soldering tips and associated consumables and maintain necessary inventory.
  • Uphold the company's core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company's Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • 3+ years' experience as a rework technician using leaded, and lead-free chemistries
  • Basic understanding of ISO 9001 practices
  • Proficient in removal and replacing critical components such as Micro-BGA, 01005 and thru-hole devices using hot air and/or soldering stations
  • Ability to read and interpret BOM, Assembly drawing and assembly instructions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and strong time management skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Position requires long periods of sitting and working with microscope

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 22 CFR §120.15 and 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

During the course of the application and interview process for certain engineering positions, you may be asked to perform functional activities to demonstrate your skills with parts and equipment we work with. By agreeing to engage in such skills testing, you also agree not to disclose the specific activities you are asked to engage in or any other aspect of the skills demonstration.

Astro Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Astro Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Santa Clara, CA