What do Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers do?

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

  • 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.

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Necessary Skills

  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking

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