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Assembly Technician

Job ID: 2315142
Location: PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Assembly Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for an Assembly Technician to assist us in support of several programs we currently have and additional ones we are pursuing. This position will be located in Panama City, Florida.


  • Performs a wide variety of electronic, electro-mechanical, mechanical or measurement product assembly operations on product components, assemblies or sub-assemblies.
  • Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, cable harnessing and welding/fitting on assembly units.
  • Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to blueprint specifications.
  • May also set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exact tolerances and dimensions. 
  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup; uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining; fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required. 
  • Some machines may be numerically controlled.  May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


Required Education:

AA degree in related discipline and nine (9) years related experience; High School and eleven (11) years related experience with relevant certification


  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Work independently or with little supervision
  • Utilize hand tools, meters, oscilloscope, etc.
  • Use power tools, drills, saws, etc.
  • Soldering connections
  • Assemble cable harnesses per drawings
  • Possible CONUS & OCONUS travel


Ability to obtain an Interim SECRET security clearance to start and the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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