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Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
(SOC Code : 51-2023)
in California

Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$15.54$11.35$14.20$18.30

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20206,0006,80080013.3170

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 1,09422.9%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 1,72615.6%
Electrical Equipment and Appliances 1,06614.2%
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 4566.9%
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing 2955.8%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 3,1363.1%
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery 7482.8%
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg 1,3142.7%
Architectural and Engineering Services 22,8762.6%
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing 3872.2%
Employment Services 6,7261.5%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Inspect, test, and adjust completed units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements.
Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames, using hand tools and power tools.
Position, align, and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly.
Connect cables, tubes, and wiring, according to specifications.
Attach name plates and mark identifying information on parts.
Read blueprints and specifications to determine component parts and assembly sequences of electromechanical units.
Disassemble units to replace parts or to crate them for shipping.
Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
Clean and lubricate parts and subassemblies, using grease paddles or oilcans.
Drill, tap, ream, countersink, and spot-face bolt holes in parts, using drill presses and portable power drills.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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