Typewriter Assembly and Parts Inspector

Inspect typewriters, subassemblies, and parts.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Typewriter Assembly and Parts Inspectors do?

Inspects typewriters, subassemblies, and parts for conformance with specifications, using handtools and measuring instruments: Moves parts to determine binding, looseness, or misalignment. Tests tightness of screws and nuts, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Measures dimensions of parts, distance between them, and shapes of angles and curves to verify conformance to specifications, using comparator, micrometer, dial indicators, and fixed and adjustable gauges. Refers to blueprints and charts for tolerances. Examines parts for surface defects, such as rust, dullness, discoloration, and chipped and scratched finish. Stops production when rejects exceed specified limits. Compiles information to indicate number of, and reasons for, rejects. May train other workers performing inspections. May be designated according to type of assembly monitored as Inspector, Conveyor Line; Inspector, Final Assembly-Conveyor Line; Inspector, Floor Sub-Assembly; Inspector, Station Assembly-Conveyor Line; or type of parts inspected as Inspector, Purchased Parts.

Should I be a Typewriter Assembly and Parts Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Typewriter Assembly and Parts

    How to Become a
    Typewriter Assembly and Parts Inspector

    Most Typewriter Assembly and Parts Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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