Line Appliance Assembler

Assemble major household or commercial appliances.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Line Appliance Assemblers do?

Assembles major household or commercial appliances, such as ranges, ovens, washing machines, dryers, refrigeration units, water heaters, and dishwashers, using handtools: Obtains specified parts or subassemblies. Aligns holes, inserts screws or bolts, and tightens them, using nut runner or power screwdriver, to assemble preformed panels and support brackets to base. Bolts subassemblies, such as motors, pumps, transmissions, control panels, blowers, heating units, and doors, using wrenches and power nut runners. Aligns doors, brackets, racks, and moving parts before tightening to achieve appearance, fit, and movement specified. Packs or folds insulation between panels. Connects electrical wires on control panel to motors, heating units, or blowers, according to color and length of wire, by forcing plug connectors together and sliding plastic insulators over connection. Lubricates moving parts, using grease paddle or oilcan. May place panels in fixture to align for bolting. May clamp test wires to machine and observe meter and light to test for shorts, grounds, and wattage. May be designated according to appliance assembled as Air-Conditioning-Unit Assembler; Assembler, Coolers; Automobile Air-Conditioner Assembler; Clothes-Drier Assembler; Electric-Range Assembler; Washing-Machine Assembler.


Should I be a Line Appliance 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Appliance Assembler, Line, Appliance Line Assembler, Nock Applier

    How to become a Line Appliance Assembler

    Line Appliance 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 Line Appliance Assembler-related education!
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