What do Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers do?

Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.

  • Inspect or test wiring installations, assemblies, or circuits for resistance factors or for operation and record results.
  • Assemble electrical or electronic systems or support structures and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, or assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, soldering or micro-welding equipment.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Clean parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths.
  • Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
  • Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
  • Position, align, or adjust workpieces or electrical parts to facilitate wiring or assembly.
  • Pack finished assemblies for shipment and transport them to storage areas, using hoists or handtrucks.
  • Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production problems.
  • Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.
  • Measure and adjust voltages to specified values to determine operational accuracy of instruments.
  • Fabricate or form parts, coils, or structures according to specifications, using drills, calipers, cutters, or saws.
  • Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
  • Complete, review, or maintain production, time, or component waste reports.
  • Paint structures as specified, using paint sprayers.
  • Instruct customers in the installation, repair, or maintenance of products.
  • Distribute materials, supplies, or subassemblies to work areas.

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Necessary Skills

  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coordination

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