Keyboard Action Assembler

Assemble and adjust actions of electronic organs.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Keyboard Action Assemblers do?

Assembles and adjusts action of electronic organs: Uncrates keyboards and removes keys from keyboard. Sends keyboard to cabinet shop for shaping. Replaces keys in keyboard and locks board in rotor rack. Adjusts travel of keys and spaces with spacing tool. Regulates tension of key springs. Inserts key action screws into slotted ends of keys and levels key ends. Places keyboard end plates in each end of jig and locks plates in place. Removes keyboard from rotor rack and places keyboard in jig between end plates. Drills holes through keyboard and end plates and inserts screws. Removes keyboard from jig and attaches key action mounting brackets to end plates. Attaches contact plates to underside of keys, using screwdriver. Solders connecting wire across all contact blocks, using soldering iron. Mounts subassembly under keys, using screwdriver. Adjusts level of key ends so key will activate key action.

Should I be a Keyboard Action Assembler?

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

  • How to Become a
    Keyboard Action Assembler

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