An electronics assembler works within a production team to assemble, test and service electronic equipment. Primary duties include:
- Assembling electronic components, subassemblies, and products,
- Using assembly tools such as crimps, stakes, screw, bolts, rivets, solder irons, adhesives, press fits, or similar tools,
- Mounting and soldering components such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors and integrated circuits onto PCBs,
- Installing wires and cables between subassemblies,
- Installing subassemblies and assemblies into cabinets or enclosures.
Other duties of an electronic assembler may include:
- Reading and interpreting drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports,
- Cleaning parts thoroughly,
- Verifying dimensions and clearance of parts using instruments such as micrometers, calipers and height gauges.
- Testing product to ensure conformance to specifications,
- Correcting defects,
- Packing finished products for shipment.