Assembly Inspector

Inspect lawn and garden equipment for assembly defects.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Assembly Inspectors do?

Inspects lawn and garden equipment, such as garden tractors, snow blowers, and power lawnmowers for assembly defects, and repairs defects, using handtools: Examines equipment for surface defects, such as paint streaks and scratches and improper decal application. Touches up paint defects, using brush or spray can. Pushes and pulls knobs and levers to test operation of controls, such as engine throttle and clutch lever. Adjusts controls, using pliers, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Observes and listens to equipment during test run to detect defects, such as leaks, malfunctioning controls, and other defects indicated by unusual noises. Examines identification plates and shipping tags to ensure matching of serial numbers.


Should I be an Assembly Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Assembling Inspector, Bench Assembly Inspector, Inspector, Engines and Components Assembly See More

    How to become an Assembly Inspector

    Most Assembly Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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