Assembler - Level 3

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-320516
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/24/2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • 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              


Problem Solving

Tasks are varied and moderately complex, judgment may be required to adapt standard procedures to resolve problems.

Some interpretation of data is needed and requires modification or refinement of established analytical techniques to clarify the issue


Decision Making/ Accountability         

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

Works under only general direction.  Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.  Work is reviewed upon completion for completeness & accuracy.



May exercise leadership in a work group by giving advice, guidance, direction, and training to junior staff; maintaining quality, accuracy, quantity of work of others.  May function as team leader of a small group on a small project.                                                                     



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