Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$19.49 - $21.01 / Hour
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Appointment Percent:
TX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#TP121153 Soldering Technician 1

Initial Review Date: Wed 2/1/2023

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Under general supervision, incumbent will assist a team of engineers supporting scientific research in the area of Structural Engineering. Perform hand-soldering operations using soldering irons, heat guns, and other devices. Use hand and power tools, measuring devices, heavy equipment, and machining tools. Fabricate, assemble and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment. General creative problem solving to achieve research-focused objectives.


  • Basic skills in electrical/electronic assembly, soldering, testing and maintenance.
  • Basic understanding of electronics, voltage, current, electrical assembly, soldering, and testing circuits.
  • Basic understanding of hand and power tools, measuring devices, heavy equipment, and machining tools.


  • Knowledge and experience in operation of forklifts, manlifts, and/or overhead cranes.
  • Knowledge and ability to fabricate, assemble and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment.

Assignment Duration: 2 months - Anticipated end March 2023


  • Must be able to pass a reference check, background check, and motor vehicle records check.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $40,695 - $47,586 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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