Electrical and Mechanical Assembly Technician

Job Details

Salary: $18.00 – $20.00 an hour

Number of hires for this role: 1

Job Type: Full-time


  • Associate’s Degree (Preferred)
  • US work authorization (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical and Mechanical Assembly Technician

Reporting to: Operations Director

Location: Westborough, MA.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Note: Must be authorized to work in the US.

General Description

VAIA Technologies is a leading US provider of solutions for customers looking to make dramatic improvements in product and process quality and reliability. Our skilled team of software developers and engineers utilize the latest technologies and techniques in machine vision, automation, and robotics to deliver integrated solutions that address the most challenging customer needs.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Electrical & Mechanical Assembly Technician will perform control panel assembly and general shop assembly-level tasks in a busy machine vision, automation, and robotics operation. The candidate will be comfortable working to deadlines and collaborating with other team members, customers, and vendors to ensure successful and on-time system delivery.

Essential Job Functions

  • Complete mechanical panel build (layout of backplate, drilling, tapping, component layout)
  • Build electrical control UL panels to specification.
  • Assembly of automation systems per mechanical drawings under supervision
  • Assist in the commissioning and testing of customer systems
  • Use power tools and equipment to perform tasks (grinders, drills, saws)
  • Read, understand and utilize various engineering and manufacturing documents including bills of materials, assembly drawings, assembly instructions, wiring schematics, and diagrams
  • Apply hand tools to ensure correct torque
  • Document QC and problem resolution logs
  • Perform re-work of wiring and assembly at request and guidance of QC technicians
  • Assist in training measures as needed
  • Assist in other areas of manufacturing as needed
  • Inventory and supplies management and tracking
  • Build shipping crates, prepare systems for shipment
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized, and efficient work area


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Prerequisite Experience:

  • Associates Degree or other technical schooling equivalents
  • 2 years of practical experience in related fields
  • Ability to interpret and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with Solidworks or similar CAD framework
  • Valid driver’s license, own your own transportation
  • Must be legally capable of renting a cargo vehicle

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience building UL panels
  • Knowledge of circuits and electronics
  • Experience building to UL 508A, UL training
  • Previous experience in electrical schematic creation & modification.

Successful Candidate Will:

  • Have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have good attention to detail and be able to read and analyze data and other written information
  • Be self-motivated with drive, enthusiasm, commitment, and ability to work on projects autonomously.
  • Be physically capable of moving, lifting, or otherwise manipulating equipment
  • Be interested in new technologies and a quick study on new technology and concepts
  • Be comfortable working on multiple concurrent projects as part of a cross-functional team
  • Be prepared for periods of prolonged standing during mechanical and electrical assembly
  • Enjoy working with a small team in a high energy environment


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Westborough, MA 01581: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before work (Preferred)


  • Associate’s Degree (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location:

  • One location
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