Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
SOC: 51-2023.00

Description:

Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
47,200 employed

Projected (2024):
44,700 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Air-Conditioning Coil Assembler
  • Appliance Assembler
  • Assembler
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Assembly Worker
  • Bearing Ring Assembler
  • Bench Precision Assembler
  • Burglar Alarm Assembler
  • Console (Organs) Assembler
  • Dynamometer Assembler
  • Electrical Assembler
  • Electrical Machine Builder
  • Electrician
  • Electromechanical Assembler
  • Electromechanical Equipment Assembler
  • Electronic Assembler
  • Electronic Technician
  • Electronics Assembler
  • Final Assembler
  • Household Appliance Assembler
  • Hydraulic Governor Assembler
  • Machine Assembler
  • Machinist
  • Manufacturing Assembler
  • Mechanical Assembler
  • Mechanical Ordnance Assembler
  • Microelectronics Assembler
  • Microwave Oven Assembler
  • Photographic Equipment Assembler
  • Programmable Logic Controller Assembler
  • Radio Assembler
  • Record Changer Assembler
  • Refrigerator Assembler
  • Servomechanism Assembler
  • Subassembler
  • Synchronous Motor Assembler
  • Type Bar and Segment Assembler
  • Typewriter Assembler
  • Vacuum Cleaner Assembler
  • Vending Machine Assembler
  • Washer Assembler
  • Wave Guide Assembler
  • Wiring Technician
  • Xerox Machine Assembler


  • Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.

    Education:

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Equipment Selection
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Fine Arts
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • 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.
  • Connect cables, tubes, and wiring, according to specifications.
  • Attach name plates and mark identifying information on parts.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine component parts and assembly sequences of electromechanical units.
  • Disassemble units to replace parts or to crate them for shipping.
  • Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
  • Clean and lubricate parts and subassemblies, using grease paddles or oilcans.
  • Drill, tap, ream, countersink, and spot-face bolt holes in parts, using drill presses and portable power drills.
  • File, lap, and buff parts to fit, using hand and power tools.
  • Pack or fold insulation between panels.
  • Operate or tend automated assembling equipment, such as robotics and fixed automation equipment.
  • Operate small cranes to transport or position large parts.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Buffing wheels
  • C clamps
  • Chain falls
  • Chalk line markers
  • Claw hammers
  • Combination pliers
  • Comealongs
  • Component insertion machines
  • Cornice brakes
  • Digital calipers
  • Digital dynamometers
  • Digital micrometers
  • Digital oscilloscopes
  • Dynamic actuators
  • Electric hoists
  • Electric rotary wire brushes
  • Electric sanders
  • Electric soldering irons
  • Flat hand-held files
  • Grease paddles
  • Grinding rasps
  • Gyroscopes
  • Hand reamers
  • Handheld grinders
  • Hydraulic crimpers
  • Inspection microscopes
  • Locking ratchet wrenches
  • Magnetic drill presses
  • Metal chisels
  • Metal shears
  • Metal-cutting bandsaws
  • Multifunction digital multimeters
  • Multipurpose wrenches
  • Nail pullers
  • Optical squares
  • Personal computers
  • Pipe taps
  • Plumb lines
  • Pneumatic riveters
  • Portable power drills
  • Power brakes
  • Precision levels
  • Precision rulers
  • Punch presses
  • Sledgehammers
  • Socket wrench sets
  • Spot welding tools
  • Steel wedges
  • Straight screwdrivers
  • Temperature testers
  • Test lights
  • Torque drivers
  • Vernier calipers
  • Vernier height gauges
  • Wire cutting tools
  • Wire-routing tools
  • Workpiece positioning jigs
  • Workshop bench vises
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Blueprint display software
  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Word
  • SAP software
  • Timekeeping software


  • production


    industry stats

    SOC: 51-0000

    Total Employed: 9,073,290

    Average Annual Salary: $36,220