Assembly Screening Technician - On the Job Training (OJT)

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking an Assembly Screening Technician On the Job Training (OJT) to join our team of diverse, qualified individuals. The Assembly Screening Technician (OJT) works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.  The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.


Our Assembly Screening Technician OJT performs a variety of non-complex assembly and disassembly tasks to perform functional tests for quality of product according to specifications. Specific tasks include: 

  • Perform a variety of non-complex assembly and disassembly tasks

  • Perform functional tests for quality of product according to specifications

  • Will operate and test equipment to determine whether it is working properly per diagram, written or verbal instruction and will identify issue (where applicable) by selecting, verifying and identifying needed material

  • Performs non-complex modifications or repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies

  • Direct supervision is provided and refers questions to higher levels

  • Close supervision involving detailed instructions and constant checking on work performance

  • Disassembles, assembles and/or installs equipment or parts requiring non-complex wiring or connecting

  • Screening may include identifying need for repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies

  • Ability needed to: rotate through tasks per instruction, be detail and safety oriented, meet schedules and move items to staged areas

  • Assembles and labels component kits from drawings or parts list

  • Work is checked in progress or on completion

  • There is close supervision involving detailed instruction and continuous checking on work performance

  • Performs other related tasks as required



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • U.S. Citizenship required and must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Required skills will be obtained through a 90-day On the Job Training (OJT) program. Upon successful completion, individual shall be deemed fully qualified as having met the labor category requirements for an Assembly / Screening Technician.
  • Ability to read and interpret exploded view assembly drawings
  • Ability to utilize hand, power and pneumatic tools to assemble/disassemble structural or mechanical components
  • Apply Safety Awareness to tasks
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough to perform one’s duties without undue degradation of one’s abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in manufacturing, repair, or computer configuration


  • Heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand on feet for long durations
  • Ability to perform a variety of assembly tasks requiring dexterity and fine motor skills
  • Physical activity may include climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature
  • Subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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