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An electronic parts assembler is responsible for assembling electronic components. In most cases, you will work on an assembly line or in an industrial setting. You will follow specific protocols for assembling parts and combining electronic components.

Depending on your seniority and training, you may work in quality control, assembly, or a supervisory role. Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned based on the products being assembled and company rules.

what electronic parts assembler jobs entail

Electronic parts assemblers work in an industrial setting. You will work at a workstation or assembly line, depending on what you are assembling. Rotating between different assembly tasks is common. You can expect to work shifts. Days, evening, and weekend shifts are common. You will work in a team setting. You will report to a shift foreman or assembly manager.

average electronic parts assembler salaries

The average annual salary for an electronic parts assembler working in Canada is approximately $35,000. The salary range for this role is $25,000 to $50,000. Experience is associated with a higher average salary. Employee bonuses, benefits, and other incentives may also be included in your compensation package.

your day to day tasks

As an electronic parts assembler, your day-to-day tasks will remain fairly consistent. For most electronic parts assembler jobs, you will be required to meet a certain assembly quota. Some responsibilities include:

  • assemble electronic materials
  • follow assembly procedure
  • interpret manuals and blueprints
  • correct defects
  • meet performance quotas
  • test products once assembled
  • perform quality control
  • maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • report issues to the supervisor
  • maintain assembly tools and work area

where you can work

Electronic parts assemblers have opportunities in many industries such as machining, engineering, manufacturing, production, information technology, and electronics. You commonly work for medium or large companies. Some roles are available with third party electronic part suppliers. There are jobs available across Canada. Most jobs are found in regions with a large industrial or manufacturing industry. Alberta and southwestern Ontario commonly have job opportunities for this and other similar roles.

what you bring to the table

As an electronic parts assembler, you are required to have knowledge of electronics, a team-first attitude, and the ability to get things done on time without sacrificing quality. Here are some of the top skills hiring companies are looking for in candidates for assembler roles:

  • understanding of electronics
  • ability to identify issues with electronics
  • strong attention to detail
  • efficient time management
  • manual dexterity
  • ability to lift 50 pounds
  • dedication to workplace safety
  • ability to read blueprints

training and certifications

There are no formal post-secondary education requirements for this role. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. However, some college or vocational school experience in electronics or related areas of study is an asset. A post-secondary certificate program can help you move into a more senior role. The majority of training is provided by the hiring company, including how to use the equipment and the processes required to assemble electronic components. Health and safety training is an asset.

where your career is headed

Electronic parts assemblers tend to work in the same job for the long term. Experience in this role opens up opportunities for other assembly or manufacturing roles, especially those that require candidates to have experience working with electronics. Some move on to similar roles such as electronics technician, field service technician, and electronics service and repair.

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