Electronic Production Line Maintenance Mechanic

Repair and maintain machines used in assembling electronic components.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Electronic Production Line Maintenance Mechanics do?

Repairs and maintains machines and equipment used in processing and assembling electronic components, such as capacitors, resistors, semiconductor devices and assemblies for television, radio communication, and radar systems, following blueprints, schematic drawings, and other specifications, using handtools, power tools, and test equipment: Confers with operators regarding equipment or machine malfunction. Starts equipment or machine, such as diffusion furnace, wave solderer, or ultrasonic welder, and inspects and tests mechanical, electrical, and electronic units and controls to diagnose malfunction, using test equipment. Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine repair procedures. Dismantles machine and disconnects controls, using screwdrivers, wrenches, wire cutters, and other handtools. Removes and repairs or replaces defective units. Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafts, conveyors, wires, tubes, and controls, using handtools and power tools. Adjusts electrical, thermal, and timing elements to meet specifications. Starts repaired or newly installed machines and equipment to verify readiness for operation. Records type of malfunction and repair work performed. Prepares requisitions for material and supplies.


Should I be an Electronic Production Line Maintenance Mechanic?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Production Mechanic

    How to Become an
    Electronic Production Line Maintenance Mechanic

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