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Senior Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician

Fabrication/Assembly | Austin, TX | Full Time | Opened about 2 months ago

Job Description

About Us:

Austin-based Apptronik ( is developing world-class robotics technologies including agile humanoids and high-performance exoskeletons. A spin-out from the Human-Centered Robotics lab of UT Austin, Apptronik is dedicated to developing the robots of tomorrow that will work alongside humans and improve our quality of life.

Our culture emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and curiosity to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative technologies. We are growing quickly with a vision to build and deliver products to the world with a continuous emphasis on research and development to push the technological edge. We are seeking a Senior Electro-Mechanical Assembly technician who will help expand our capabilities and manage an expanding team. 

This position involves bringing our research and development creations to life.  Utilizing engineering plans and procedures you will be assembling first of their kind robotic systems.  Tasks include

  • Methodical and procedural assembly of robotic components and assemblies to include precision machine parts, press-fit bearings, and ball screws
  • Test performance of robotic assemblies, using instruments such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters 
  • Electrical component assembly to include building wiring harnesses and soldering
  • QA/QC of products to include the development of testing and troubleshooting procedures 
  • Documentation of procedures and development of user manuals
  • Customer support to handle technical questions about components issues


  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent experience
  • EXCELLENT verbal and oral communication skills
  • MUST be proficient with computers.  A large part of the job is going to be documentation and process development.  
  • Familiar and capable of computer and software programs
  • Experience with precision fabrication and assembly to include power tools and equipment
  • Excellent hands-on skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Writing skills to develop technical manuals and other product publications
  • Ability to talk with and communicate with customers
  • Good problem solver
  • Initiative and self-motivated, ability to work with little supervision

Bonus Points:

  • Embedded System assembly and fabrication
  • CNC or machining experience


  • Competitive base w/ benefits
  • Highly motivating equity incentive package
  • Flexible work hours policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 401k plan