Printed Circuit Layout Taper

Place adhesive symbols and precision tapes on sheets of mylar.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

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What do Printed Circuit Layout Tapers do?

Places adhesive symbols and precision tape on sheets of mylar in conformance with preliminary drawing of printed circuit board to produce master layout: Places, aligns, and secures preliminary drawing of PCB and successive layers of transparent sheets of mylar on lighted drafting table, using register bar. Selects specified symbols and width of tape to indicate peak voltage potential. Cuts tape and places tape and adhesive symbols on specified sheets of mylar to outline board size, to indicate connector pads, placement of various components, and to trace circuitry of PCB as indicated on underlying preliminary drawing, using utility knife, precision grid, and straightedge. Places specified adhesive identification and reference numbers on master layout. Reproduces blueprint copy of master layout, using print machine. Inspects copy to verify accuracy.

Should I be a Printed Circuit Layout Taper?

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

  • Also known as: Taper, Printed Circuit Layout

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    Printed Circuit Layout Taper

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