Career After School

by Evan Jones

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

About the Job

Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances. I will face training and alot of learning to get the job.

What They Do

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

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