Assemblers put together automobiles and airplanes in high-tech fields.
High school diploma or equivalent
WHAT ASSEMBLERS DO
Assemblers put together finished products and the parts that go into them. Assemblers work with their hands, tools and machines to put together automobiles, airplanes, computers and electronics.
WHO SHOULD BECOME AN ASSEMBLER?
Anyone with an interest in building high tech equipment. Assemblers are critical to developing the products and equipment we use everyday.
WHAT IS THE JOB LIKE?
Most assemblers work in manufacturing plants and collaborate with engineers to develop new products, read blueprints and assemble parts. Assemblers are often responsible for quality control evaluations.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ASSEMBLERS
A high school diploma or equivalent is needed, although the requirements for assembler positions vary depending on the industry and employer. Additional training may be needed for more advanced assembly work.The need for assemblers is projected to grow 4 percent by 2022.