Electric-Motor-Control Assembler

Assemble electric-motor control units and mount units on panels.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Electric-Motor-Control Assemblers do?

Assembles electric-motor control units, such as transmitters, relays, switches, voltage controls, and starters and mounts unit on panel according to drawings and specifications, using handtools and power tools: Cleans parts, using liquid cleaner, airhose, and cloth. Assembles units, using handtools, pneumatic nut runners, power press, and torque wrenches. Lays out and drills mounting holes and mounts units to panel, using scribers, rule, dividers, drill press, portable power drill, reamer, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Adjusts and aligns parts to maintain specified airgap, contact wipe, dimensions, and part movement, using feeler gauges and micrometers. Solders electric wire connections and secures spring guides, setscrews, and spring post to units, using soldering iron and acetylene torch. Tests electrical circuits for resistance, current, and potential difference, using instruments, such as ohmmeter, ammeter, and voltmeter. May be designated according to control assembled as Transmitter Assembler; Voltage-Regulator Assembler. May also operate sheet metal forming machines to fabricate housing for synchro-units and be designated Synchro-Unit Assembler.

Should I be an Electric-Motor-Control Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Connector, Electric Motor Controls Assembler

    How to Become an
    Electric-Motor-Control Assembler

    Most Electric-Motor-Control Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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