Production Assembler

Perform duties to assemble ordnance and related devices.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Production Assemblers do?

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble ordnance and related devices, such as fuses, detonators, flares, ammunition, primers, and projectile boosters: Weighs powder and chemicals, according to formula and places ingredients in mixer. Starts mixer and mixes powder with chemicals, and pours specified amount of mixture into cavity of ordnance device. Places ordnance unit under microscope, positions components to be connected according to diagram, and solders or welds parts together. Positions parts of device to be assembled in prescribed order and fastens parts together, using screws, bolts, and handtools.

Should I be a Production 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.

  • How to become a Production Assembler

    Production 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 Production Assembler-related education!
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