Assembly Technician

San Rafael, CA 94903

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Renewable Energy Job Number: 21759

Job Description

A swiftly-growing solar power equipment start-up located in the North San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a motivated Prototype Mechanical Assembler to join their team. The company is designing and manufacturing cutting-edge PV ground mount systems for the utility-scale solar industry. Among the senior leadership and founders of this firm are former members of the product development teams from some of the biggest names in the industry. This is an opportunity for a skilled manufacturing Prototype Mechanical Assembler to join a team on the forefront of the renewable energy revolution.

• Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers' specifications.     
• Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
• Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment in order to diagnose defects
• Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices. 
• Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
• Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
• Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
• Oversee ERP initiatives, data validation, and improvements
• Schedule maintenance for industrial machines and equipment and keep equipment service records
• Read and understand operating manuals, schematics, and technical drawings
• Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency
• Assemble gear systems and align frames and gears
• Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
• Weld or solder broken parts and structural members, using electric or gas welders and soldering tools
• Assemble and test mechanical and electrical prototypes based on limited information
• Provide feedback to machine designers to assist in improving our products

• Experience maintaining heavy equipment (required) 
• Forklift operator (desirable) 
• Excavator operator (desirable) 
• This position will require modest travel (less than 10%) to assist at job sites in the US and international locations. 
• This position will require minimal on-site (under 20%) presence in San Rafael office

Meet Your Recruiter

Veronica Arder
Technical Recruiter

Veronica’s favorite part of the job is the thrill of a candidate’s enthusiastic “Yes!” to a new job offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Since her time at Per Se, she’s helped countless industry professionals plan and make their next career move. Prior to her role as a recruiter, she owned a home-improvement business and learned an appreciation for the skill and sweat that goes in to getting a job done the right way. Knowing she’s making a difference in other’s lives is what keeps her going every day. 

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