Salary Survey Data for Electronics Assembler


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Job Description: Assembles electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems of a level less than Precision Assemblers Electronic. Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receiv verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed. The distinction between the two positions is as follows: (1) Precision Assemblers Electronic require a high degree of precision, ability to interpret detailed specifications and instructions, and use of independent judgment and knowledge gained by up to several years of training and experience; and (2) Electronic Assemblers (General) require less training, knowledge, and judgment to perform the duties.: Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device. Crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment. Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis panel. Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points, using soldering, welding, thermocompression, or related bonding procedures and equipment. Inspects and twists stripped wires together by hand to join designated colored wires. Disassembles cores to facilitate attachment of coils and attaches cores to coils, using cloth tape and glue. Secures core/coils, using metal strapping, metal cutters, and band clippers. Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets. Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies. Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color-coding parts and assemblies. Tends machines that press, shape, or wind component parts. Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics. Performs on-line testing and inspection, using magnifying devices, measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards. May clean coils to remove materials accumulated during production processing. May remove accessories from coils, using screwdriver, and wraps coils with paper and tape, leaving ends of wire leads exposed. May insert ends of wire leads of cores and coils into wire stripping machine to remove coating from wires. May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device. Occupations related to assembly of printed circuit boards and fabrication of integrated circuit chips are defined under separate definitions. full eDOT descriptions

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