Engine and other machine assemblers construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.
A machine assembler plans production or operational procedures or sequences, reviews blueprints or other text instructions to determine functional methods or sequences, inspect installed components or assemblies, line parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly and measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
For a career as a united engine and machine assembler, one needs a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical, computer or electrical engineering. Candidates should have at least two years of experience working directly with engine parts. They should possess the physical ability to stand for the entirety of an eight-hour workday and perform tedious movements.
A machine assembler has specified qualifications of good communication skills, colour vision with excellent hand-eye coordination, and the ability to operate soldering machines and create and interpret technical documentation. They are physically fit and possess the strength to lift and handle heavy electrical machinery.
United engine and machine assemblers find job work in manufacturing plants, and working conditions vary by plant and industry. Their salary is commensurate to experience, location and industry one works at.
To be a successful machine assembler, one should be self-motivated and focused, pay attention to detail and possess the skills to work in a team.
Every career requires an element of study and academic qualification, and there can be several study routes and pathways you can take. In following any academic pathway you will study subjects that contribute to the specialised knowledge required to achieve your career goals. These qualifications provide a future employer with the evidence that you have the desired knowledge, understanding and experience of their industry, so it’s important to consider the various types of qualifications available to you and to understand how they can boost your career and create opportunities for you.
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