Electronics Assembler

About Us

Shearwater Research is a privately held, profitable technology company which is the world leader in the field of technical diving computers and rebreather oxygen controllers. Based in Richmond, British Columbia, we have dealers in over 70 countries, and service centers in Canada, USA, UK, and New Zealand. We take pride in our corporate culture of high energy excellence, with self-managed professionals who thrive in delivering results in a tangible, visible manner. We are a fast growing company with a very bright future.

Who we are looking for?

Hard working, honest, and reliable

Attention to details

Possess positive attitude and are easily trained

Must have excellent finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination

Good communicator and able to make suggestions for improvement

Good eye sight is preferred, to perform visual inspections

Experience with electronics/electro-mechanical assembly

Experience using hand tools and power tools

Experience inspecting for quality specifications

Available and willing to work some over time

Familiarity with IPC-J-STD, or IPC-A-610 soldering standards and processes preferred

Familiarity with potting preferred

Familiarity with LEAN principles preferred

Familiarity with ESD disciplines preferred

Familiarity with Clean-room operations preferred


Working in our production facility assembling wrist-worn, scuba diving computers and related electronics.

Your duties will include:·




-Programming PCA’s



Reports to: Production Supervisor

- Group RRSP with matching contributions up to 3% of earnings or $2500/yr whichever is lower

- Vacation at 2 weeks/yr for first two years, 3 weeks/yr beginning in third year

- 5 personal days per calendar year (paid out if not used)

- MSP covered 100% for staff and immediate family

- Enhanced Health and Dental medical plan $3,500 for married/$1,750 for single (extremely

flexible plan, no co-pay or monthly fee)

- Diving training offered: open water, dry suit and advanced level

- Toastmasters - $500 bonus for completing competent communicator; dues paid for first yr while


- Quarterly social events like bowling, attending baseball games, Christmas party, BBQ's, etc.

- Organic fresh fruit and nut

- Possible yearly bonuses based on the annual financial performance of the company

- $1000 employee referral bonus, payable after the new employee is with us for 6 months

Job Type: Full-time

Starting Pay: $17.75 /hour

Contact and Next Steps

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to resume@shearwater.com

Upcoming Dive Shows

Shearwater Research will be at the following dive shows:

2020 Adex Singapore

Read More / Apr 17-19 Booth P10

2020 FDIC

Read More / Apr 20-25 6159

2020 DRT Shanghai

Read More / Apr 24-26

2020 TEKDiveUSA

Read More / Apr 25-26 41

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2020 CUCE

Read More / Apr 26-28 21

2020 TecFestNZ

Read More / May 1-3

2020 DRT Taiwan

Read More / May 29-31 D323

2020 Scuba Show Long Beach

Read More / May 30-31 720

2020 TDEX Thailand Dive Expo

Read More / Jun 4-7 D060

2020 MIDE

Read More / Jun 12-14 406