CAREER

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$45,770

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-15.2% (decline)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Do

Construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.

Other Job Titles Engine and Other Machine Assemblers May Have

Assembler, Assembly Line Worker, Cell Technician, Engine Assembler, Engine Builder, Field Service Technician, Fitter, Large Engine Assembler, Machine Assembler, Mechanical Assembler

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Read and interpret assembly blueprints or specifications manuals, and plan assembly or building operations.
  • Inspect, operate, and test completed products to verify functioning, machine capabilities, or conformance to customer specifications.
  • Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists.
  • Set and verify parts clearances.
  • Verify conformance of parts to stock lists or blueprints, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers.

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