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Assembler - Level 1

Job Tracking ID:  85347-297130
Location:   Dallastown, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 18, 2019
Radford Job Code: 07001-07005
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Job Description:


The Assembler is responsible for preparing product for final release to customer and to achieve quality and integrity of products at the lowest possible cost.



  • Works from verbal and written instructions, which may include assembly or sub-assembly prints.
  • Receives parts, sub-assemblies, and partially completed units.
  • Measures, cuts, fits, adjusts, drills, rivets, and bolts, as applicable.
  • Uses appropriate tools and fixtures to assist with the installation or complete the installation of parts, sub-assemblies, and modifications.
  • Grinds excess materials as required.
  • Uses various tools which may include various rivet guns, drills, sanders, grinders, routers, and other tooling and equipment as needed.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
  • Able to read tape measure, do decimal to fraction conversions, and read blueprints.
  • Skilled in tool drilling operations.
  • Knowledge of all applicable manufacturing and quality documentation required to perform the job tasks.
  • Ability to train and learn from co-workers in job skill transfer.


Other Job Functions

 Other duties may be assigned.



 This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Experience and Skills:


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.



High School Diploma or equivalent.

2 years related experience.

Basic computer skills required.

Ability to accurately read tape measure; convert between fractions and decimals.

Read and interpret blueprints.

Read routings.



Shop Floor environment / shared workbench or workstation.

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools).

Ability to lift  up to 25 pounds.

Ability to tolerate constant noise (machine motors – large fans).

Ability to work safely in the presence of hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions.

Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Problem Solving                     

Work is highly repetitive or routine.

A basic level of analytical ability is required; requires minimal problem solving skills within framework of standard practice.                                                                        


Decision Making/ Accountability         

Duties, objectives, and results are generally specified and in accordance with well-defined policies/procedures or precedence.

Work is closely supervised.  Follows specific, detailed instruction.



No leadership skill is required.                                        


Education/Licensure/ Credentials                                                                           

High school graduate or equivalent.                                                                         



3 months on-the-job training.                                           

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   12
Years of Experience:   At least 1 Year
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP