Transformer Assembler I

Connect coils to terminals.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Transformer Assembler Is do?

Connects coils to terminals and builds up supporting structure of power transformers, according to wiring and structural diagrams: Wraps insulation around coil and secures with adhesive tape. Drives fiber wedges between coil and core, using mallet to hold coil around leg of transformer core. Crimps leads to magnet wire, using hand or hydraulic crimper and tapes connections. Crimps tags to lead wires to conform with wiring diagram. Assembles support structure, clamping angles, terminals, tanks, or cabinet panels, using gas or electric welding equipment, welding jigs, tie bolts, nut runner, drill press, and power drill. Brazes coil leads to specified tanks of terminal strip. May fabricate coils and assemble component parts to build electric power, distribution, or specialty transformers according to blueprints and wiring or structural diagrams. Winds copper wire around jig, fixture, or spindle to form primary coil. Fabricates secondary coil on copper plate of specified thickness, using drill, calipers, and bandsaw. May be designated according to type of transformer assembled as Distribution-Transformer Assembler; Power-Transformer Assembler; Specialty-Transformer Assembler; or by type of core used as Hypercil-Core-Transformer Assembler.


Should I be a Transformer Assembler I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Distribution-Transformer Assembler, Hypercil-Core-Transformer Assembler, Power-Transformer Assembler See More

    How to become a Transformer Assembler I

    Most Transformer Assembler Is have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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