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:
- Assembling
- Inspecting
- Potting
- Programming PCA’s
- Testing
- Soldering

Reports to: Production Supervisor

- Competitive vacation allowance that increases over time
- Enhanced Health and Dental medical plan $3,500 for married/$1,750 for single (extremely flexible plan, no co-pay or monthly fee)
- 5 personal days per calendar year (paid out if not used)
- Diving – open water, dry suit and advanced covered; possibly more as approved by manager
- Free dive equipment rentals and air fills
- Training available to all staff
- First-come, first-served for vacation requests
- Annual bonuses based on the annual financial performance of the company
- $1000 employee referral bonus

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