Electrical-Control Assembler

Assemble protection, communication, and control devices.

What does an Electrical-Control Assembler do?

Assembles protection, communication, and control devices, such as switches, relays, rheostats, transmitters, and switchboards, as laid out in drawings and wiring diagrams: Assembles in predetermined order, contact fingers, shafts, springs, gears, coils, terminals, and push buttons, using handtools, hand arbor press, and assembly fixtures. Fastens units in specified locations in switchbox or case. Cuts, strips, and mounts wires to connect electrical units, using soldering iron, staking machine, and plugging devices. Connects lead wires to buzzer, ohmmeter, or resistance tester to test connections for resistance, shorts, and grounds. May adjust contacts, springs, and shafts to meet specifications. May be designated according to unit assembled as Relay Assembler; Rheostat Assembler; Speaking-Unit Assembler; Switchbox Assembler II; Telephone-Diaphragm Assembler; or according to type of equipment assembled as Assembler, Communications Equipment. May assemble strip of switches, of telephone switchboard type, and be designated Jack-Strip Assembler.