DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Occupational Description:Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 10 - Southeast||290||91||$13.15/hr||$0.62/hr||$12.06/hr||$12.54/hr||$13.35/hr||$14.15/hr||$14.64/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers||1,110||$12.22/hr||N/A|
|Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators||230||$25.71/hr||N/A|
|Sheet Metal Workers||150||$23.52/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
- Assembles parts or unit and attaches unit to assembly, subassembly, or frame, using hand tools and power tools.
- Attaches name plates and marks identifying information on parts.
- Cleans and lubricates parts and subassemblies.
- Disassembles unit to replace parts or to crate for shipping.
- Measures parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
- Drills, taps, reams, countersinks, and spotfaces bolt holes in parts, using drill press and portable power drill.
- Positions and aligns parts, using fixtures, jigs, and templates.
- Files, laps, and buffs parts to fit, using hand tools and power tools.
- Reads blueprints and specifications to determine component parts and assembly sequence of electromechanical unit.
- Connects electrical wiring according to circuit diagram, using soldering iron.
- Inspects, tests, and adjusts completed unit to ensure that unit meets specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements.