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Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
The Benchmark Job Description below represents the specific Position Characteristics of the job used in the Salary Survey. Benchmark Job Descriptions should be inspected carefully to review the degree of matching between an organizations' Job and the Salary Survey Benchmark. Matching internal Jobs to Salary Survey Benchmark Jobs should not be done on Job Title alone. A thorough comparison of Salary Survey Benchmark to Internal Job Descriptions is recommended. A good overlap should exist on any comparisons used on critical Job Dimensions and Competencies.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Summary Job Description Tasks
Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries. Inspect and test wiring installations, assemblies, and circuits for resistance factors and for operation; and record results.
Assemble electrical or electronic systems and support structures; and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, and assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, soldering and micro-welding equipment.
Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
Clean parts, using cleaning solutions, air hoses, and cloths.
Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, and reports in order to determine materials requirements and assembly instructions.
Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
Position, align, and adjust workpieces and electrical parts to facilitate wiring and assembly.
Pack finished assemblies for shipment and transport them to storage areas, using hoists or handtrucks.
Confer with supervisors or engineers to plan and review work activities, and to resolve production problems.
Explain assembly procedures or techniques to other workers.
Measure and adjust voltages to specified values to determine operational accuracy of instruments.
Fabricate and form parts, coils, and structures according to specifications, using drills, calipers, cutters, and saws.
Drill and tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units, and to provide openings for elements, wiring, and instruments.
Complete, review, and maintain production, time, and component waste reports.
Paint structures as specified, using paint sprayers.
Instruct customers in the installation, repair, and maintenance of products.
Distribute materials, supplies, and subassemblies to work areas.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
Visual Color Discrimination The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Flexibility of Closure The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Calibration software Analytical or scientific software
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
Microsoft Outlook Electronic mail software
Microsoft Word Word processing software
National Instruments LabVIEW Development environment software
Production control software Industrial control software
Rasmussen Software Anzio Network connectivity terminal emulation software
SAP software Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Terminal emulation software Network connectivity terminal emulation software
Adjustable widemouth pliers Adjustable widemouth pliers
Adjustable wrenches Adjustable wrenches
Audio signal generators Signal generators
Convection ovens Commercial use convection ovens
Digital calipers Calipers
Digital multimeters Multimeters
Digital oscilloscopes Oscilloscopes
Digital voltmeters DVM Voltage or current meters
Flathead screwdrivers Screwdrivers
Handtrucks Hand trucks or accessories
Hoisting racks Hoists
Laser power meters Laser beam analyzers
Micro-welding equipment Welders
Paint spray guns Paint sprayers
Personal computers Personal computers
Personal protective suits Hazardous material protective apparel
Pin extractors Insertion tools
Power drills Power drills
Power saws Power saws
Precision tweezers Tweezers
Rulers Rulers
Soldering irons Soldering irons or guns
Stirring hotplates Stirring hotplates
Utility knives Utility knives
Wire crimpers Wire lug crimping tool
Wire cutters Wire cutters
Wire cutting tools Wire cutters
Wire pullers Fish tape
Wire strippers Stripping tools
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
On-Site or In-Plant Training None
Related Work Experience None
Related Work Experience Over 3 months, up to and including 6 months
On-the-Job Training Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
Required Level of Education Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
Alternate Job Title(s)
Anode Builder
Armature Assembler
Assembly Worker
Automobile Lights Assembler
Battery Assembler
Battery Builder
Battery Parts Assembler
Battery Plate Assembler
Breaker Unit Assembler
Breaker Units Assembler
Cable Wirer
Capacitor Assembler
Carbon Brusher Assembler
Carbon Brushes Assembler
Cathode Ray Tube Assembler
Cathode Ray Tube Salvage Processor
Circuit Board Assembler
Commutator Assembler
Computer Assembler
Computer Builder
Coping Machine Assembler
Crystal Calibrator
Dry Cell Battery Assembler
Electric Deicer Assembler
Electric Motor Assembler
Electric Motor Controls Assembler
Electric Motor Winder
Electric Organ Assembler
Electric Organ Assembler and Checker
Electric Sign Assembler
Electric Wirer
Electrical Accessories Assembler
Electrical Assembler
Electrical Controls Assembler
Electrical Mechanical Fabrication Technician
Electrical Wirer
Electrical and Radio Mock-Up Mechanic
Electron Tube Assembler
Electronic Assembler
Electronic Components Assembler
Electronic Scale Subassembler
Electronic Sensing Equipment Assembler
Electronic Wirer
Electronics Assembler
Electronics Assembler and Tester
Electronics Utility Worker
Factory Assembler
Factory Worker
Field Ring Assembler
Final Motor Assembler
Gear Assembler
Grid Operator
Hand Cell Tuber
Hand Mounter
Hand Printed Circuit Board Assembler
Headlight Assembler
Industrial Equipment Assembler and Wirer
Industrial Equipment Wirer
Industrial Furnace Fabricator
Instrument Panel Assembler
Keyboard Action Assembler
Lamination Assembler
Lamp Assembler
Magnet Valve Assembler
Manufacturing Assembler
Motor Vehicle Light Assembler
Motor and Generator Brush Maker
Octave Board Assembler
Phonograph Cartridge Assembler
Plastic Battery Assembler
Plug Wirer
Pre Assembly Wirer
Printed Circuit Board Assembler
Printed Circuit Board Assembly Group Leader
Printed Circuit Board Assembly Repairer
Printed Circuit Boards Lamination Assembler
Production Worker
Prototype Deicer Assembler
Record Changer Assembler
Relay Adjuster
Semiconductor Assembler
Skein Winder
Small Battery Plate Assembler
Spark Plug Assembler
Speaker Wirer
Spider Assembler
Stem Mounter
Subassemblies Wirer
Surface Mount Technician
Switchbox Assembler
Telephone Assembler
Test Fixture Assembler
Transformer Assembler
Transformer Builder
Transformer Maker
Tube Rebuilder
Wafer Line Worker
Wire Bender
Wire Harness Assembler
Wire Worker
X Ray Electronics Wireman
X Ray Electronics Wiring Technician
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing/Electronics
Benchmark Title: Electrical and Electronic Assemblers
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