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Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Also called: Assembler, Electronic Assembler, Electronic Technician, Mechanical Assembler

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What they do:
Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.
On the job, you would:
  • Inspect, test, and adjust completed units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements.
  • Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Position, align, and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly.


Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
  • customer service
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design


Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


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


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
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Achievement/Effort


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Blueprint display software
Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • SAP Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
certificate after high school
usually needed

Get started on your career:

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Job Outlook

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