Assembly Loader

Select and arrange specified type and quantity of component parts in trays.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Assembly Loaders do?

Selects and arranges specified type and quantity of component parts in trays preparatory to line assembly of surveying instruments: Positions instrument base or support structure in jig, and spreads bracket of standard to specified width to facilitate attachment of parts, using tongs. Files burrs from bracket holes, using hand file. Selects component parts from stock bins, according to instrument being assembled, and examines parts for defects. Arranges parts in tray and places tray on assembly line conveyor. Tallies number of trays assembled, using counter.

Should I be an Assembly Loader?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become an Assembly Loader

    Assembly Loaders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Assembly Loader-related education!
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