Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker

Install, set up, and adjust machines and tools at scale assembly workbench.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Scale Assembly Set-Up Workers do?

Installs, sets up, and adjusts machines, equipment, tools, jigs and fixtures at scale assembly workbench according to engineering specifications and drawings: Selects parts, components, materials, and tools according to engineering parts list and conveys parts to work station. Reads engineering specifications to determine scale or scale component to be assembled. Installs, sets up, and adjusts machines, tools, equipment, and work aids, such as drill press, kick press, air screwdrivers, engraving machine, soldering equipment, jigs, and fixtures, according to engineering specifications, using handtools. Assembles and tests balance scale or components to determine if equipment is set up according to specifications and readjusts equipment to meet specifications. Explains use of equipment to workers.

Should I be a Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker?

You should have a high school 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.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Scale Shooter

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    Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker

    Scale Assembly Set-Up Workers 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 Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker-related education!
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