Mechanical machinery assemblers

Mechanical machinery assemblers assemble, according to procedures strictly laid down, component parts of mechanical machinery such as engines, motor vehicles, turbines and aircraft.

Tasks include:

  • assembling and installing prefabricated parts or components to form subassemblies, mechanical machinery, engines and finished motor vehicles;
  • reviewing work orders, specifications, diagrams and drawings to determine materials needed and assembly instructions;
  • recording production and operational data on specified forms;
  • inspecting and testing completed components and assemblies;
  • rejecting faulty assemblies and components.

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Aircraft assembler
  • Bench fitter (trucks)
  • Engine assembler
  • Engine installer
  • Gearbox assembler
  • Turbine assembler
  • Vehicle assembler

Some related occupations:

  • Motor vehicle mechanic
  • Electromechanical equipment assembler
  • Bicycle assembler
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ISCO skill level: 
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