Assemblers (Electrical and Electronic Products)
Jobholders in this unit group wire up prepared parts and/or sub-assemblies in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, make coils and wiring harnesses and assemble previously prepared parts in the batch or mass production of electrical and electronic goods and components.
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New workers start around £11121. Normal pay is £19411 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £29349.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Assembles previously prepared electrical or electronic components by winding, bolting, screwing or otherwise fastening using an assembly machine or hand tools.
- Lays out and secures wire to make harnesses and operates machine to wind heavy and light coils of wire or copper for transformers, armatures, rotors, stators and light electrical equipment.
- Positions and secures switches, transformers, tags, valve holders or other parts and connects capacitors, resistors, transistors or sub-assemblies to appropriate terminals by soldering.
- Selects, cuts and connects wire to appropriate terminals by crimping or soldering.
- Examines drawings, specifications and wiring diagrams to identify appropriate materials and sequence of operations.
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