What to Expect as an Electrical Assembler
As an Electrical Assembler, you’ll assemble electrical or electronic systems and install components, wiring, or assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, or soldering equipment. The Electrical Assembler works behind the scenes to bring together the pieces of equipment we use every day, such as computers, electronic devices, toys and engines.
Electrical Assemblers typically have these skills:
- High School education or equivalent
- Follow written and oral instruction
- Good manual dexterity and keen visual acuity
- Minimum of 6 months similar manufacturing experience including experience reading blueprints and working with scopes
- Soldering experience and certificate
Other Electrical Assembly duties may include:
- Operate equipment and assembly machines and assemble various components using pre-set up tools, fixtures and machines
- Review and rework similar components and assemblies
- Clean and touch up finished products using pre-determined solvents, etc., as well as removing excess flashing, blemishes, etc.
- Use basic hand tools, special fasteners, measuring devices and special parts preparation equipment
- Perform soldering to assemble sensitive devices
Electrical Assemblers in the Twin Cities can make $15-$20 an hour.