Job Spotlight: Electronics Assembler

Put together your career with an electronics assembly position!

Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do.

Electronics Assembler

In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re exploring what it means to be an electronics assembler.

Required Education: Generally, a high school degree.

Pay

Although pay varies depending on a variety of factors (e.g. experience, industry, geographic area, etc.), electronics assemblers can start out making as much as $18 an hour.

What Electronics Assemblers Do:

Electronics Assemblers deal with a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Assembling and attaching electronic components using hand-soldering and other machinery
  • Working with product specification sheets to guide the assembly process
  • Performing quality assurance tests throughout the assembly process, including checking connections and measuring electrical resistance

What Companies Look for in Electronics Assemblers:

Every position is different, but many companies need the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Related work experience
  • Ability to use soldering tools and machines

Not sure where to find a position like this?

We can help.

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, Express Employment Professionals is a leading staffing provider in the U.S. and Canada. If you have any questions about electronics assembly jobs in your area or job search in general, contact your local Express office,  download the ExpressJobs app from your mobile store, or fill out our online contact form.

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