CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Team Assemblers

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Summary Job Description Tasks
Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team. Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process.
Determine work assignments and procedures.
Shovel and sweep work areas.
Operate heavy equipment such as forklifts.
Provide assistance in the production of wiring assemblies.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team 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.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
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.
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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.
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
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).
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.
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.
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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 Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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).
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.
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Computer aided design CAD software Computer aided design CAD software
Data entry software Data base user interface and query software
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
Microsoft Office software Office suite software
Microsoft Word Word processing software
Spreadsheet software Spreadsheet software
Word processing software Word processing software
Adhesive application robots Sealant adhesive robots
Adjustable wrenches Adjustable wrenches
Allen wrenches Hex keys
Alligator jaw compression riveters Rivet tools
Anti-vibration gloves Protective gloves
Arc welding equipment Gas welding or brazing or cutting apparatus
Assembly robots Pick or place robots
Autoriveters Rivet tools
Backup wrenches Adjustable wrenches
Beading tools Tube bending machinery
Bearing installation tools Bearing fitting tool kits
Bearing staking tools Swaging tools
Belt sanders Power sanders
Bench grinders Power grinders
Bench vises Bench vises
Beverly shears Shears
Blind rivet guns Rivet tools
Brakes Workshop presses
Brazing equipment Gas welding or brazing or cutting apparatus
Burring tools Deburring equipment
C-yoke compression riveters Rivet tools
Cable cutters Wire or cable cutters
Case wrenches Specialty wrenches
Center punches Punches or nail sets or drifts
Chopper guns Resin guns
Claw hammers Hammers
Computerized numerical control CNC metal-cutting machines Milling cutters
Computerized numerical control CNC press brakes Workshop presses
Cordless drills Power drills
Curing ovens Paint systems ovens
Cutoff saws Power saws
Deburring tools Deburring equipment
Desktop computers Desktop computers
Dial calipers Calipers
Dial indicators Gauges or inspection fixtures
Dividers Compasses
Drafting templates Templates
Drift pins Punches or nail sets or drifts
Drill presses Workshop presses
Drilling machines Power drills
Edge planers Power planes
Electrochemical etching devices Metal markers or holders
End milling machines Machine end mills
Engine repair stands Engine or vehicle stands
Feeler gauges Feeler gauges
Fiber reinforced polymer FRP rollers Feed or drive rollers
First assembly jigs Positioning jig
Flame cutters Plasma welding machinery
Flange wrenches Specialty wrenches
Flaring tools Tube end finishers
Forklifts Forklifts
Fuel control wrenches Torque wrenches
Fuel nozzle wrenches Specialty wrenches
Gear pullers Pullers
Gear shaft wrenches Specialty wrenches
Gear wrenches Specialty wrenches
Grinding machines Power grinders
Hand clamps Hand clamps
Hand files Files
Hand jacks Jacks
Hand shears Shears
Heat guns Heat guns
Heat lamps Laboratory heaters
Heating furnaces Induction heaters
High-volume low-pressure HVLP spray guns Paint sprayers
Hydraulic press frames Hydraulic press frames
Input wrenches Specialty wrenches
Jib cranes Workshop cranes
Ladders Ladders
Lapping tools Tumblers or polishers
Lathes Lathes
Layout squares Squares
Line reamers Reamers
Locking pliers Locking pliers
Material guiding jigs Guide jig
Measuring tapes Tape measures
Metal bending equipment Tube bending machinery
Metal bucking bars Rivet tools
Metal chisels Cold chisels
Metal inert gas MIG welders Metal inert gas MIG welding machinery
Micrometers Micrometers
Milling machines Milling machines
Mylar index templates Templates
Needlenose pliers Needlenose pliers
Nut drivers Nut drivers
Nut wrenches Nut drivers
Nylon hammers Hammers
Overhead cranes Track cranes
Paint application brushes Paint brushes
Paint application rollers Paint rollers
Paint spray guns Paint sprayers
Pallet jacks Pallet trucks
Pin protrusion gauges Height gauges
Plasma cutters Plasma welding machinery
Plastic mallets Mallets
Pneumatic drills Pneumatic drill
Pneumatic hog rings Compressed air gun
Pneumatic spray guns Paint sprayers
Positioning jigs Positioning jig
Power chippers Power chippers
Power drills Power drills
Power drivers Power screwguns
Power grinders Power grinders
Power hacksaws Power saws
Power hoists Hoists
Power sanders Power sanders
Power saws Power saws
Power screwguns Power screwguns
Power wrenches Impact wrenches
Precision tapered reamers Reamers
Pressure-fed roller applicators Feed or drive rollers
Protective ear muffs Ear muffs
Protective ear plugs Ear plugs
Protractors Protractors
Pry bars Pry bars
Punches Punches or nail sets or drifts
Radial arm saws Power saws
Radial drills Twist drills
Ratchets Ratchets
Recoilless rivet hammers Rivet tools
Respirators Respirators
Ring filing wheels Files
Ring squeezers Hydraulic cylinder or component repair kits
Rivet guns Rivet tools
Roll benders Tube bending machinery
Rotating mandrels Pipe bending mandrels
Rubber mallets Mallets
Safety glasses Safety glasses
Safety gloves Protective gloves
Scaffolding Scaffolding
Scribers Scribers
Setup templates Templates
Sine bars Gauges or inspection fixtures
Sledgehammers Hammers
Snap ring pliers Retaining ring pliers
Socket wrenches Sockets
Soldering guns Soldering irons or guns
Soldering irons Soldering irons or guns
Spanner wrenches Spanner wrenches
Spline key wrenches Specialty wrenches
Spot welding equipment Welding tools
Squeegees Squeegees or washers
Steel rules Rulers
Straight screwdrivers Screwdrivers
Straightening presses Workshop presses
Surface gauges Gauges or inspection fixtures
Swaging tools Swaging tools
Tack welding equipment Welders
Taps Taps or dies
Tensiometers Tensiometers
Threaded insert tools Insertion tools
Timing lights Speed sensors
Torque angle meters Force or torque sensors
Torque drivers Torque wrenches
Torque wrenches Torque wrenches
Transit levels Level sensors or transmitters
Trimming knives Utility knives
Trunnion centering tools Guide jig
Trunnion wrenches Torque wrenches
Tube benders Tube bending machinery
Tube crimping tools Tube end finishers
Tube cutters Pipe or tube cutters
Tungsten inert gas TIG welding equipment Tungsten inert gas TIG welding machinery
Turnbuckles Turnbuckles
Ultrasonic inspection equipment Ultrasonic examination equipment
Unishears Shears
Vacuum bags Glass vacuum moldings
Vacuum pumps Vacuum pumps
Vernier calipers Calipers
Vernier height gauges Height gauges
Wedges Wedges
Welding hoods Welding masks
Welding robots Welding robots
Welding torches Blow torches
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
Related Work Experience None
On-the-Job Training Anything beyond short demonstration, up to and including 1 month
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
On-the-Job Training Over 1 month, up to and including 3 months
On-Site or In-Plant Training None
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
Alternate Job Title(s)
Assembly Associate
Assembly Inspector
Assembly Lead Person
Assembly Line Leader
Assembly Line Machine Operator
Assembly Line Worker
Assembly Operator
Assembly Person
Assembly Technician
Automotive Production Worker
Cabinet Assembler
Carousel Operator
Certified Composites Technician (CCT)
Commercial Light Fixture Assembler
Electrical Assembler
Factory Assembler
Factory Worker
Fiber Optic Assembly Worker
Filter Assembler
Line Worker
Manufacturing Assembler
Manufacturing Associate
Motor Vehicle Assembler
Operator Technician
Packaging Inspector
Production Assembler
Production Assistant
Production Associate
Production Cell Leader
Production Line Worker
Production Supervisor
Production Technologist
Sub-Assembly Team Worker
Team Assembler
Team Assembly Line Machine Operator
Team Automobile Assembler
Tiedown Operator
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Team Assemblers
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