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Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Also called: Assembler, Electrical Assembler, Electronics Assembler, Transformer Assembler

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What they do:
Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.
On the job, you would:
  • Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
  • 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 components to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.

Knowledge

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • hold or move items with your hands
Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • Sage 100 ERP
  • SAP business and customer relations management software
Network connectivity terminal emulation software
  • Rasmussen Software Anzio
  • Terminal emulation software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Get started on your career:

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$37,460
$28,820
$57,240
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