Hydraulic Governor Assembler

Assemble and adjust parts to construct governors for hydraulic turbines.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $46,000

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What do Hydraulic Governor Assemblers do?

Assembles and adjusts mechanical and electrical parts to construct governors for hydraulic turbines, according to specifications, using pneumatic tools, handtools, gauges, and micrometers: Aligns motor mounts and motors on reservoir base and marks location. Removes motors and drills and taps foundation holes. Inserts steel pins in holes to secure motors to base. Positions mechanical parts, such as actuator, kaplan, oil basket, strainers, oil ramp, hydraulic cylinder, valves, and subassemblies to base and inside of reservoir, to form governor unit subassembly. Joins frame, doors, trim, and deck plates to assemble metal cabinet, using handtools. Attaches governor unit subassembly to cabinet frame. Assembles meters, gauges, indicators, switches, and control panels and mounts on unit. Shapes conduit for electrical lines and laces electrical cables, using soldering iron to secure connections. Assembles pump and fits pipelines, valves, vents, and pressure lines, using plumbers’ tools. Tests performance of completed unit for conformance to specifications. Disassembles unit and crates and wraps parts to prepare parts for shipping. Attaches name plates, marks, and other identification on items. May machine and fabricate parts to complete job when drawing changes occur.


Should I be a Hydraulic Governor Assembler?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Governor Assembler, Hydraulic

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