Job Information

Leonardo DRS, Inc. Senior Assembler- 2nd Shift in Danbury, Connecticut

Job ID: 108065

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

We are looking for individuals that will make electromechanical assemblies and other products. We require the ability to understand engineering drawings, schematics, wire diagrams, and detailed work instructions on the computer. We require good mechanical skills and confidence handling different tools. We prefer experience crimping small contacts with hand tools and soldering to high-quality standards.

Work Hours:

Our 2nd shift work hours are Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 12:30am and every other Friday 2:00pm - 10:30pm.

Job Responsibilities


  • Read and follow work plans, engineering drawings, wire lists, blueprints, and schematics

  • Provide assembly functions, which may include crimping, soldering, working with printed circuit boards, and wire work for switches, harnesses, and cabinets

  • Communicate issues with work plans, drawings, tools, or materials with appropriate team members

  • Comply with all safety and regulatory requirements applicable to the company in accordance with State and Federal regulations

  • Complete work correctly and efficiently

  • Support, reinforce, and defend the production of high-quality work


  • Must have a high school diploma and 2+ years of experience

  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and wire lists

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions

  • Must have good mechanical skills

  • Must have strong critical thinking skills

  • Must pay close attention to details

  • Must have the ability to crimp a variety of contacts

  • Must be able to comply with all safety and procedural rules

  • Must have a basic knowledge of and ability to use computers, programs, and business tools

  • Soldering and wire bonding experience, preferred

  • Previous experience in a low-volume, high-mix manufacturing environment with build-to-print projects, preferred

  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours.

*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.