Advanced SMT Machine Technician

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Advanced Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Machine Technician to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Advanced SMT Machine Technician will be responsible for the setup and operation of the machines used in manufacturing printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs). Applicants must have strong understanding of the surface mount technology process and a working knowledge of SMT components used in this process. Applicant should be able to troubleshoot and correct basic surface mount assembly problems. We desire applicants who are highly motivated and pay attention to detail. Applicants must be able to perform with high throughput and with minimal errors.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent with two (2) years of expereince 

Candidates must have demonstrated experience of J-STD-001 soldering process guidelines.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with IPC-A-610 inspection requirements.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience reading and interpreting drawings/documents such as operating instructions, work instructions, parts lists, inventory reports, assembly drawings and electrical schematics. 

Candidates must have demonstrated experience working under a microscope.

Candidates must be able to solder leaded surface mount components with 0.4 mm pitch spacing

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with SMT machines such as:

  • Stencil Printer
  • Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) machine
  • Pick & Place machine
  • Reflow Oven
  • Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) machine
  • X-Ray inspection equipment

Candidates must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess:

  • J-STD-001 soldering certification
  • a IPC-610 inspection certification
  • IPC 7711/7721 rework certification

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • DEK stencil printer
  • ASM placement platform
  • Koh Young SPI & 3-D AOI
  • MES system (Aegis FactoryLogix)
  • Soldering 0201 discrete packages
  • Assembling electromechanical assemblies and cable harnesses


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

Candidate must possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.



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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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