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Electronic Equipment Assembler

What is an Electronic Equipment Assembler?

Electronic Equipment Assembler Job Description Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.

What Do Electronic Equipment Assemblers Do On a Daily Basis?

  • Distribute materials, supplies, or subassemblies to work areas.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical or electronic component parts to correct defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
  • Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
  • Position, align, or adjust workpieces or electrical parts to facilitate wiring or assembly.
  • Fabricate or form parts, coils, or structures according to specifications, using drills, calipers, cutters, or saws.

Electronic Equipment Assembler Needed Skills

Below is a list of the skills most Electronic Equipment Assemblers say are important on the job.

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.

Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Operation Monitoring: Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

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.

Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Types of Electronic Equipment Assembler

  • X Ray Electronics Wiring Technician
  • X Ray Electronics Wireman
  • Manufacturing Assembler
  • Switchbox Assembler
  • Battery Builder

Job Outlook for Electronic Equipment Assemblers

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 218,900 jobs in the United States for Electronic Equipment Assembler. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Electronic Equipment Assembler. There will be an estimated 18,200 positions for Electronic Equipment Assembler per year.


The states with the most job growth for Electronic Equipment Assembler are Nevada, Wyoming, and Texas. Watch out if you plan on working in Kansas, Kentucky, or New Mexico. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Tools & Technologies Used by Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Below is a list of the types of tools and technologies that Electronic Equipment Assemblers may use on a daily basis:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • SAP
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
  • Sage 100 ERP
  • Terminal emulation software
  • Calibration software
  • Production control software

How do I Become an Electronic Equipment Assembler?

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