Manufacturing Solder Technician

National Oilwell Varco

Cedar Park, TX

The Solder Technician will perform assembly and production tasks as directed by his/her supervisor. He/she will assist in the transition of products from Engineering to Production.  He/she will assist in the preparation of circuit boards for production runs, assembly/creation of wiring harnesses, perform re-work on electronic assemblies and light assembly work. He/she may be responsible for light physical lifting or moving of lightweight materials, up to 40 lbs.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform bench-type processes to complete mechanical and electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies, using various soldering tools, hand tools, and electronic & pneumatic tooling.
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimum supervision.
  • Solder/assemble products according to documented processes.
  • Measure parts to specified tolerances.
  • Clean, assembles, disassembles, and replaces parts as required. Perform preventative maintenance on machines when needed.
  • Use equipment such as: ohm meter, epoxy machine, ovens, test rigs, fixtures and gauges, and soldering equipment.
  • Test functional performance of assembly.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • High school education and two years of related solder experience in a Production/Assembly department, required.
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Able to read and write English and follow verbal instructions, required.
  • PC-A-610 Class C or J-STD-001 solder experience.
  • Following established methods and procedures.
  • Use and be familiar with solder, assembly and measuring tools, interpret visual aids, and must be able to perform simple shop math.
  • Light physical effort to lift or move lightweight materials.
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, bend and reach.