Perform specialized manual labor as an Electrician, Welder, and more.
Operates automatic wire-wrapping machine to wire panel and plugboard type subassemblies in manufacture of machines, such as computers and punched-card office machines: Reads work orders, wiring diagrams, and blueprints to determine wiring specifications, number of units to be wired, and specified paper tape or punched card deck to use for machine control. Positions specified paper tape on spindles or places punched card deck in feed hopper. Mounts unwired panel or plugboard in holding fixture and positions fixture in machine, using wrenches and clamps. Pushes buttons and switches to operate wire-wrapping machine that automatically routes, cuts, and wraps ends of wires around terminal posts to install wiring. Monitors indicator lights, spools of wire, and machine operation to detect machine malfunctions. Notifies supervisor of malfunctions or need for change in machine setup.