Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: 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.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Very Good
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51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers