Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.
An electronic equipment assembler's job is to mount, connect, assemble and secure parts and components of electronic equipment.
An electronic assembler brings together the pieces of equipment we use every day, such as computers, electronic devices, toys, and engines. Electronic assemblers know a wide range of electronics like computer circuit boards, transmitters, electronic assembly equipment, receivers, medical equipment, measuring devices, and automotive mechanisms.
They accomplish complex jobs, working on dozens of electronic components like resistors, transistors, wires, connectors, CPU sockets, battery connectors, and power connectors, to mention a few. Electronic assemblers work as part of an assembly line or production facility, assembling and fabricating electronic products, meeting very precise specifications and using different tools.
The electronic equipment assembler's job range from fairly basic and easy assembly to complicated tasks that require advanced knowledge and experience. They work with the designers and engineers in product development and read detailed blueprints using schematics. Electronic assemblers ensure product quality, mount and fasten parts, align and adjust small components, and connect complex wiring.
They work in shifts at an assembly or manufacturing plant. Electronics assemblers jobs require a high school diploma with coursework in electronics engineering technology, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.
To become a successful electronic assembler, certain skills are required including operations monitoring, coordination, critical thinking and communications.
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