Hardware Assembler

Attach hinges to wooden bifold doors with power screwdrivers.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Hardware Assemblers do?

Attaches hinges to wooden bifold doors with power screwdriver, working as member of three-member crew: Pushes cart of matched doors to feed end of conveyor. Removes and places matched pair of doors face to face on their side edges onto conveyor that conveys doors to stop guide under jigs. Places off-set hinges in jigs; and flips switch to activate bars that grasp, lift, and hold doors in position under jigs. Screws hinges to doors, using power screwdriver, to join doors. Depresses foot bar to release joined doors onto conveyor for subsequent packing.


Should I be a Hardware Assembler?

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

  • Also known as: Wood and Hardware Outfitter

    How to become a Hardware Assembler

    Hardware Assemblers 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 Hardware Assembler-related education!
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