Lay out, construct, and assemble electrically controlled pipe organs.
What does a Pipe Organ Builder do?
Lays out, constructs, and assembles electrically controlled pipe organs, using handtools and machines, and following blueprints: Plans layout of organ, following blueprints and sketches of installation site and customer specifications. Operates woodworking machines and uses handtools to cut, shape, fit, and assemble wood components, such as console, wind chest, and wooden pipes. Assembles and installs electrical parts in organ components and solders connecting wires to leads. Examines and tests components prior to transportation to installation site. Fits and assembles component parts of organ in allocated space at installation site [PIPE-ORGAN INSTALLER]. May voice organ pipes [ORGAN-PIPE VOICER].