Assembly Technician

Applied Research Assocs., Inc.

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Lafayette, CO

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The Applied Electromagnetics Division Office Applied Research Associates, Inc. in Lafayette, CO is seeking an Assembly Technician to assist in the assembly of printed circuits, coaxial cables, composite layups, and mechanical fixtures for various RF products. This technician will also perform small- and large-scale assembly tasks with relatively close supervision and instruction. They will specialize in circuit components soldering, bonding of multi-layer circuit boards, fiber glass wet lay ups, and wood/metal working. Candidate should be able to work from rough sketches, perform repetitive assembly operations under a microscope, and possess a strong mechanical ability and have an eye for detail and quality.


Specific Duties Include for the Assembly Technician: 

  • Populating Circuit Boards with Components
  • Bonding Multi-Layer Circuit Boards
  • Connectorizing Cables
  • Fiber Glass Lay Ups
  • Woodworking
  • Metalworking

 Required Qualifications for an Assembly Technician:

  • High diploma or GED
  • required and six months to one year experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates degree


Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1500 professionals. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at

Candidates must apply at for the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Assembly Technician position, Job Code: ASSEM005525.