General Assembler-Installer

Build up and join structural assemblies.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$27,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do General Assembler-Installers do?

Builds up and joins structural assemblies, such as wing, tail, and fuselage, and installs functional units, parts, or equipment, such as landing gear, control surfaces, doors, stowage units, fuel and oil tanks, wire harnesses, and floorboards, according to specifications, using handtools and power tools: Locates and marks reference points and holes for installation operations, using jigs and templates, or measures from previously established or marked station lines or index points, using measuring instruments, such as scales, micrometer, and square. Cuts, trims, files, drills, reams, cements, or solders assembled units prior to installation, using handtools and power tools. Bolts, screws, or rivets accessories, such as brackets, pulleys, and clips to fasten, support, or hang components and installations. Aligns and fits structural assemblies manually or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR 921.663-010 to position assemblies for joining. Bolts, clamps, and rivets assemblies to fuselage. Installs functional units, parts, or equipment in structural assembly according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools and power tools. Inspects and tests installed units, parts, and equipment to ensure that fit, clearance, alignment, and functional performance comply with standards, using measuring instruments and test equipment.

Should I be a General Assembler-Installer?

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: Armament Installer, Assembler-Installer, Cable Controlled Systems, Assembler-Installer, General See More

    How to Become a
    General Assembler-Installer

    Most General Assembler-Installers 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:9jaaaa&chl=no+college+%2863%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,63,63
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