Projected Growth: Decline
Projected Job Openings
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Your job is to Construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.
Common job titles of Engine and Other Machine Assemblers include:
Experience and Education
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
64.05% said they needed a High School Diploma.
12.88% said they needed a Post-Secondary Certificate.
Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists.
Remove rough spots and smooth surfaces to fit, trim, or clean parts, using hand tools or power tools.
Fasten or install piping, fixtures, or wiring and electrical components to form assemblies or subassemblies, using hand tools, rivet guns, or welding equipment.
Verify conformance of parts to stock lists or blueprints, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
Lay out and drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
Rework, repair, or replace damaged parts or assemblies.
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.
Set and verify parts clearances.
Maintain and lubricate parts or components.
Assemble systems of gears by aligning and meshing gears in gearboxes.
Set up and operate metalworking machines, such as milling or grinding machines, to shape or fabricate parts.
Torque angle meters
Soldering gunsAll Tools
Snap ring pliers
Ring filing wheels
Portable welding equipment
Metal cutting taps
Flat head screwdrivers
Engine repair stands
Computer aided design and drafting CADD software
Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Quality Control Analysis
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.