Becoming a Product Assembler
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Becoming a Product Assembler

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Puts together components and subassemblies that go into the production of metal products, electrical and electronic equipment, jewellery and precious metal articles, and joinery products.
Training time 9 weeks - 1 year
Average pay $40,666
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 14,900

What does a Product Assembler do?

  • locating, positioning and securing components on workbenches
  • punching and drilling mounting holes in parts and assembled products
  • assembling and securing components in sequence
  • assembling parts by nailing, screwing, gluing and dowelling, riveting, crimping, soldering and spot welding components
  • fitting hardware items, such as hinges, catches and knobs, to parts
  • attaching and fastening jewellery and jewellery parts to fabricate bracelets, necklaces, brooches and earrings
  • deburring and finishing items using files, grinding wheels and emery paper

Specialisations

  • Electrical and Electronic Assembler
  • Light Coil Winder
  • Vehicle Assembler