Wave Solder Offbearer

Remove printed circuit boards from automatic wave-soldering machine.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wave Solder Offbearers do?

Removes printed circuit boards from discharge conveyor of automatic wave-soldering machine following completion of soldering process: Places empty carrier on workbench at discharge end of wave-soldering machine conveyor. Removes pallets containing wave-soldered PCB’s from conveyor and places pallets in carrier. Examines boards to detect defects, such as missing solder, spots, or warped boards. Submits defective boards to supervisor for approval or correction of defects. Stacks acceptable boards on carrier or in tub for final assembly. May assist others in setting up and operating equipment for wave-soldering process. May assist in cleaning equipment, using scraper and airhose. May complete production report for supervisory use.

Should I be a Wave Solder Offbearer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Drum-Sander Offbearer, Molder Offbearer

    How to become a Wave Solder Offbearer

    Most Wave Solder Offbearers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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