Electronic Assemblers Job Description

Electronic assemblers prepare and place electronic components within a variety of devices while following standard concepts, practices, and procedures. They follow blueprints to put together electronic devices, tools and products using hand and power tools and other assembly equipment.
This is a highly technical, detail-oriented position, requiring extensive familiarity with circuit boards and electronic components as well as soldering and other methods of assembling electronics. People working in this capacity should have the ability to use tools and equipment specific to this trade. As far as educational requirement is concerned, one may require a high school diploma and 0-1 year of general work experience.
If this is your choice of career , you may want to have a look at the following list of duties for the position Electronic assemblers:
Electronic Assemblers Job Description
• Assemble electronic components.
• Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
• Read drawings, diagrams, blueprints and specification sheets.
• Interpret materials provided by engineers and product designers and understand how individual parts work together to make the device function.
• Clean parts thoroughly.
• Install and attach electronic components within a device.
• Use machinery or other hand tools to attach elements to a circuit board.
• Solder parts or workpieces.
• Operate welding equipment.
• Use specialized tools like calipers to ensure that parts fit together as expected.
• Check a component for manufacturing defects.
• Conduct quality assurance tests throughout the assembly process.
• Check connections and measure electrical resistance to ensure that everything works as intended.
• Use manufacturing equipment or hand tools to make small repairs before incorporating the components into a device.
• Clean workpieces or finished products.
• Mark and tag components so that stock inventory can be tracked and identified.
• Pack finished products for shipment.
• Populate or modify/replace components on printed circuit board assemblies.
• Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
• Adjust flow of electricity to tools or production equipment.
• Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
• Record operational or production data.
• Distribute supplies to workers.

• Instruct customers in the installation, repair, or maintenance of products.