Assembly Technician

Assembly technicians assemble parts for machines or agricultural equipment while maintaining quality workmanship. This position will also require mechanical and technical ability to assist in the assembly of equipment.

What Responsibilities Will I Have?

  • Independently carry out general assembly procedures and work by assembly instruction sheets
  • Work with a variety of parts made from various materials such as plastics, rubber, silicone, insulation and metals
  • Assemble and adhere parts to the machine needing maintenance
  • Check and double check work to correct assembly problems
  • Use and operate a variety of electrical, mechanical and manual tools to put together electrical and mechanical parts
  • Assist in planning assembly procedures and administer the completion of a machine
  • Conduct final functional tests to verify that the assembled unit operates properly
  • Read and follow basic diagrams, drawings, specifications, bills of material and instructions to accurately assemble components into a finished product
  • Keep work area neat, clean and orderly
  • Follow prescribed safety regulations

Recommended High School Courses:

  • agricultural education, especially agricultural mechanics
  • industrial technology
  • welding
  • mathematics

Education/Training Required:

A high school diploma is required, but an associate degree in a power technology field (automotive, agricultural power, diesel, etc.) is preferred.