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Engine & Other Machine Assembler

Job Summary

Responsible for assembling machines and engines. Constructs or rebuilds machines, tests engines, and performs maintenance as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Construct and assemble machines and engines.
  • Use hoists to position and align components.
  • Complete testing.
  • Verify functioning and conformance to specifications.
  • Install piping, fixtures, or wiring and electrical components to form assemblies or subassemblies.
  • Install systems of gears.
  • Align and mesh gears in gearboxes.
  • Read and interpret schematics, blueprints, and drawings.
  • Verify conformance of parts to stock lists and blueprints, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauges, and micrometer.
  • Verify parts clearances.
  • Smooth out rough spots and trim or fit surfaces using power tools.
  • Repair or replace damaged parts.
  • Set up and operate metalworking machines, such as milling and grinding machines, to shape or fabricate parts.
  • Inspect subassemblies.
  • Lubricate or grease parts.
  • Lay out and drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
  • Use calipers, gauges, and micrometers.
  • Assemble other machines as needed.
  • Perform regular repairs and update parts.