Solderer I
Job Type

Position Title: Solderer

Salary Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor

Supervises: N/A


Since 1996, Polara has designed and manufactured the most durable, technologically advanced, ADA-compliant and pedestrian-friendly crosswalk devices available. Polara’s top priority is pedestrian safety by producing high quality products. The Soldering Operator is a critical part of the Polara team. This position works directly with our product, assembling various components, using specialized equipment to solder components and preparing the product for shipment. 

Schedule: 7am- 3:30pm

JOB DUTIES: Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Produces components by assembling parts and subassemblies
  • Uses hand tools or machines to assemble parts.
  • Prepares and solders all levels of electronic components onto Printed Circuit Boards (PCB’s) according to specifications.
  • Perform all levels of SMT and thru hole hand component soldering to IPC standards.
  • Conducts quality control checks.
  • Reads and follows the green book guide for assembly instructions
  • Work with leaded and lead- free solder
  • Cleans and maintains work area and tools
  • Utilize electrical and manual tools such as soldering iron, de-soldering equipment, and solder removal tools.
  • Rework, repair, and modify printed circuit boards and/or assemblies to required specifications.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit, fastening parts, and subassemblies
  • Meets daily production goals


Assembler Skills/Qualifications:

  • Focus on Quality Control
  • Safety management mindset
  • Dexterity and hand-eye coordination, including the ability to grasp, manipulate, and assemble parts and components that are often very small

Education, Experience, & Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous manufacturing/soldering experience preferred
  • J-STD-001 certified preferred