Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.

Also Known As

Assembler, Assembly Worker, Electrical Assembler, Electronic Assembler, Electronics Assembler, Factory Assembler, Manufacturing Assembler, Production Worker, Transformer Assembler


  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
  • Solder parts or workpieces.
  • Operate welding equipment.
  • Assemble electrical or electronic equipment.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Repair parts or assemblies.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
  • Instruct workers to use equipment or perform technical procedures.
  • Clean workpieces or finished products.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Adjust flow of electricity to tools or production equipment.
  • Distribute supplies to workers.
  • Confer with others to resolve production problems or equipment malfunctions.
  • Exchange information with colleagues.
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas.
  • Package products for storage or shipment.
  • Advise others on issues related to repairs, installation, or equipment design.
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
  • Operate painting or coating equipment.


Education Requirements

  • Education: High School Diploma or Equal
  • Experience: None
  • Training: 1 to 12 Months - On The Job


  • Near Vision – Seeing details up close.
  • Finger Dexterity – Putting together small parts with your fingers.
  • Oral Comprehension – Listening and understanding what people say.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness – Keeping your arm or hand steady.
  • Manual Dexterity – Holding or moving items with your hands.

Pathway Job Market and Predictions - Connecticut

Future Job Opportunities: Average
Typical Wages
Local National
10% $26,570 $25,700
25% $30,550 $29,660
Median $37,570 $36,390
75% $48,070 $45,700
90% $61,020 $56,670

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