Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them, rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.

Also Known As

Assembler, Assembly Associate, Assembly Line Machine Operator, Assembly Line Worker, Assembly Operator, Assembly Technician, Certified Composites Technician (CCT), Manufacturing Associate, Production Line Worker, Team Assembler


  • Evaluate quality of materials or products.
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Assemble electrical or electronic equipment.
  • Maintain production or processing equipment.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Plan production or operational procedures or sequences.
  • Instruct workers to use equipment or perform technical procedures.
  • Direct operational or production activities.
  • Package products for storage or shipment.
  • Clean work areas.
  • Operate forklifts or other loaders.


Education Requirements

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


  • Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Mechanical – Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Public Safety and Security – Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Education and Training – Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.


  • Manual Dexterity – Holding or moving items with your hands.

Pathway Job Market and Predictions - Connecticut

Future Job Opportunities: Below Average
Typical Wages
Local National
10% $24,790 $23,470
25% $27,570 $27,740
Median $34,700 $33,550
75% $49,920 $41,190
90% $78,270 $52,410

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