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Surface Mount Solderer - Coolers

Date Posted:

February 13, 2015

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Davenport, Iowa, USA

Job Description:


Cobham Mission Systems is seeking a Surface Mount Solderer for our Coolers Department within our Davenport, Iowa facility. This position is open due to an increase in staff. The qualified applicant will perform the following responsibilities within a dynamic team in a fast-paced, aerospace and defense manufacturing environment.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembles and disassembles electronic products in any state, from partial to complete.
  • Performs soldering (thru hole & surface mount) on a wide variety of parts and sub-assemblies where the application of heat must be carefully controlled.
  • Replaces malfunctioning parts and/or sub-assemblies, as necessary.
  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots and reworks non-conforming units in order to return them to acceptable status.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, soldering irons, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and measuring and test equipment to produce finished electronic products that meet all stated requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must possess job-related math skills; must demonstrate competency in basic electronics, as well as job related assembly and surface finish techniques.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in surface mount soldering, working under extremely close tolerances.
  • Must be proficient in the use of various solders, fluxes, paste, and rinses.
  • Must be able to read and evaluate various types of readouts including blueprints (both mechanical and electronic), assembly drawings, sketches, and analysis sheets, to determine the status of units and/or their components.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot assemblies, using appropriate equipment.
  • Must be skilled in the use of various kinds of hand and power tools, soldering irons, jigs, fixtures, gauges, measuring and test equipment as required by the job.
  • Requires skill in fitting, adjusting, compensating and testing under close tolerances using prescribed methods.
  • Must be able to follow both oral and written instructions when performing job duties.
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and must be able to get along with co-workers.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.


  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401K
  • Education assistance
  • Flex hours
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Fitness center
  • Business casual dress

APPLY ONLINE:  www.cobham.com/davenportemployment

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