The main duty of an electronic assembler is to assemble and fabricate electronic equipment and parts.
They solder and manually assemble components such as resistors, diodes, and capacitors to designated locations such as circuit boards.
Electronic assemblers are trained in operating automatic and semi-automatic machines which are used to position and solder components together.
They are highly skilled in handling repair and maintenance work on electronic assemblies – many of these skills are learned on the job (as apprentices).
It is imperative for them to be able to read drawings and blueprints if they want to follow their work orders properly.
Many people looking for eventual positions as an electronic assembler enrolls in trade schools to gain appropriate knowledge of handling assemblies and components.
In a trade school, they learn the basics of electricity and the workings of hand and power tools used in handling work.
Skilla and Abilities
It is important for them to possess good hand-eye coordination as they often need to put small, intricate components together which requires much detail.
Since they usually work in a team setting, it is important for them to be good team players and possess impeccable attention to detail.
See also: Electronic Assembler Resume
Electronic Assembler Job Description for Resume
• Read and interpret schematic drawings, blueprints, and diagrams to gauge work orders
• Determine requirements for materials and confer with procurement officers with an aim of gaining access to them
• Assemble electrical and electronic systems and associated support structures by installing components, units, wiring, and subassemblies
• Use a variety of tools and equipment such as rivets, bolts, soldering irons and micro-welding equipment to handle assembly work
• Assist other workers by explaining assembly procedures to them to help them understand their work and its integration properly
• Clean parts and components using oils, lubricants and cleaning solutions as part of maintenance procedures
• Perform general and preventative maintenance tasks on electronic assemblies to ensure longevity
• Perform inspections on components and assemblies to ensure correct component selection and placement
• Inspect wiring installations and circuits to ensure that safety standards are met
• Build products such as electric motors, electronic control devices, and sensing equipment by using electronic assembly procedures
• Perform modifications on appliances such as CT scanners and vending machines
• Make-certain that measurements and specifications are in accordance to set specifications
• Populate and replace components and board assemblies
• Test installed and repaired components for functional performance
• Identify and mark def4ective assemblies and ensure that faulty equipment and components are sent for repair