Assembly Technician at Electric Boating startup, 2472

Location , WA
Date Posted April 13, 2019
Category Commercial Projects
Job Type Full-Time


Assembly Technician

Pure Watercraft is creating revolutionary electric boat propulsion to ensure a future where boating will be clean, quiet, and powerful.  As we prepare our factory for commercial launch, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join the Manufacturing team in production related tasks.

You are a hands-on problem solver capable of communicating effectively with team members both in the prototyping and manufacturing space as well as those from other groups within the company. Attention to detail is essential.

Our prototypes have already delivered more than 1,000 hours of high performance boating and we are gearing up for commercial launch.  Working to support Engineering and Manufacturing you will help launch and scale our first revolutionary product.

This full-time role requires the flexibility to support testing and assembly outside of normal business hours when necessary, but also qualifies for overtime pay.

Check out this video to learn more about our groundbreaking company:


  • Complete moderately complex assemblies according to engineering drawings, CAD models, and work instruction documents: this will include outboard motors, battery packs, throttle control interfaces, and charging systems

  • Support testing of high-voltage battery, outboard, and charging systems

  • Prepare and install gearbox/prop assembly

  • Work with patience and precision on finish painted parts

  • Document learnings from assemblies and propose improvements to designs and processes

  • Build, test, and debug product subassemblies and final assemblies

  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures

  • Perform function/acceptance testing, continuity checks, and other "go, no-go" tests per documentation

  • Assemble, calibrate, adjust, troubleshoot and repair a variety of production assemblies, components, devices and hardware systems per predetermined specifications

  • Support electrical component production by making wiring harnesses with soldering and wire crimping

  • Set up, properly utilize, and maintain all applicable hardware, tools, fixtures, and workstations to complete work assignments

  • Contribute to entire warehouse cleanliness, organization and safety


  • Ability to accurately interpret basic electrical diagrams and mechanical drawings

  • Capable of installing electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic components into an integrated final product

  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail

  • Comfortable using hand, power, calibrated, and semi-automated tools

  • Capable of regularly lifting up to 65 lbs, walking constantly throughout a shift, and occasional need to bend or squat

  • Excellent reading comprehension and proficiency with written and spoken English

  • Proficient with Google suite and office applications

  • Understanding and capability to execute general maintenance work

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Must be a self starter

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision with good time management skills

Desired experience

  • Familiar with High Voltage systems and circuits

  • Familiar using electrical test instruments like multimeters, scope, HiPot etc.

  • Familiar using precision measuring equipment like micrometers, telescoping gages, force gages etc.

  • Wire harness assembly experience including: soldering, crimping, and heat shrinking

  • Experience assembling parts with slip fit and interference fit tolerances

  • Experience with thermal adhesives and plastics

  • Proficiency assembling from mechanical and electrical drawings

  • Experience with maintenance documentation

  • Experience with drilling, tapping and utilizing basic shop machinery (manual milling and lathe turning a plus)

  • 5+ years of hands on mechanical and electrical experience in a production environment a plus.

  • Experience operating within a controlled-inventory ERP system

  • Experience with CAD (Solidworks)

  • Safety certifications, ERT, CPR

Pure Watercraft is revolutionizing boating, starting by building an innovative electric propulsion system that is clean and quiet without compromising performance. (

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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