Assemblers construct, assemble, or rebuild machines using tools, machines and their hands.
Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists.
Rework, repair or replace damaged parts or assemblies.
Maintain and lubricate parts or components.
Verify conformance of parts to stock lists or blueprints, using measuring instruments.
Fasten or install fixtures, wiring or electrical components using hand tools, power tools or welding equipment.
Remove rough spots and smooth surfaces to fit, trim or clean parts using hand tools or power tools.
Lay out and drill, ream, tap or cut parts for assembly.
Set up and operate metalworking machines, such as milling or grinding machines to shape or fabricate parts.
Inspect, operate and test completed products to verify functioning, machine capabilities or conformance to customer specifications.
Attention to quality control, looking for faulty components and mistakes in the assembly process.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Use a number of tools such as: wrenches, files, hammers, hydraulic press frames, pipe or tube cutters, power drills, screw drivers, welding tools, grinding machines, power saws, protractors, pry bars, shears, wire brushes, and others as required.
Watch gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
Typical Physical Activities:
Must wear common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, welding mask, protective glasses, gloves and/or hearing protection.
Work in a manufacturing environment, lift and move objects up to 75 pounds, using lift assistance when appropriate.
Stands for extended periods of time.
Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble very small objects.
Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions.
Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with body, arms and/or legs.
Hearing and vision within normal ranges with or without correction.
Sun Exposure: 30% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
must have at least 3 years experience as an assembler in a manufacturing capacity.
High school diploma or GED
Bilingual in Spanish preferred