Entry Level SMT Machine Operator

Aerotek Carlsbad, California
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March 19, 2023
Carlsbad, California

Aerotek is hiring 2 SMT Operators for a PCB board/Electronics Manufcaturerer in Carlsbad. Positon is open to Low level, Mid-Level, and High Level applicants based on years of experience below:

Shift: 1st and 2nd shift (+ 10% differential) avaible


  • The starting pay for a level I operator is $17 an hour on 1st shift and $18.70 on 2nd shift
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience, we'd wiggle to $17.50

Skills & Qualifications

Familiarity with loading, calibrating, and operating SMT machines (SMT pick-and-place machines for PCB (Printed Circuit Board) assembly)

Following detailed processes (placing components as outlined in documents provided)

Experience using a microscope to verify correct component placement and orientation

Soldering to manually realign components prior to re-flow

Apply solder paste to PCBs using the MPM 100 or MPM 2500 printing equipment

IPC certification or familiarity with IPC standards like 610

If interested, please apply with updated resume. About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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