What do Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers do?
Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.
- Inspect or test wiring installations, assemblies, or circuits for resistance factors or for operation and record results.
- 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 component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
- Clean parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths.
- Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports to determine materials requirements or assembly instructions.
- Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
- Position, align, or adjust workpieces or electrical parts to facilitate wiring or assembly.
- Pack finished assemblies for shipment and transport them to storage areas, using hoists or handtrucks.
- Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan or review work activities or to resolve production problems.
- Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.
- Measure and adjust voltages to specified values to determine operational accuracy of instruments.
- Fabricate or form parts, coils, or structures according to specifications, using drills, calipers, cutters, or saws.
- Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
- Complete, review, or maintain production, time, or component waste reports.
- Paint structures as specified, using paint sprayers.
- Instruct customers in the installation, repair, or maintenance of products.
- Distribute materials, supplies, or subassemblies to work areas.
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