Profession container equipment assembler

Container equipment assemblers manufacture containers such as boilers or pressure vessels. They read blueprints and technical drawings to assemble parts and to build piping and fittings.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Realistic / Investigative


  • Technical drawings

    Drawing software and the various symbols, perspectives, units of measurement, notation systems, visual styles and page layouts used in technical drawings.

  • Manufacturing of heating equipment

    The manufacture of electrical ovens and water heaters by metalworking processes.

  • Mechanics

    Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.

  • Types of containers

    The manufacturing process of different types of containers, such as boilers and pressure vessels, and what they are used for.


  • Install containers

    Prepare transportable components and assemble the container body, piping, fittings and control systems on site using technical documentation and various specific tools such as welding equipment.

  • Secure working area

    Secure the operation site fixing boundaries, restricting access, placing signs and taking other measures in order to guarantee public and staff safety.

  • Resolve equipment malfunctions

    Identify, report and repair equipment damage and malfunctions; communicate with field representatives and manufacturers to obtain repair and replacement components.

  • Assemble machines

    Assemble machines according to instructions and specifications.

Optional knowledge and skills

build scaffolding use welding equipment set up machine controls read standard blueprints tend cnc metal punch press inspect quality of products troubleshoot heat metals tend cnc engraving machine tend cnc laser cutting machine monitor automated machines apply technical communication skills perform pre-assembly quality checks repair heating equipment metal forming technologies lay pipe installation tend cnc milling machine tend cnc drilling machine operate lifting equipment use testing equipment perform maintenance on installed equipment tend computer numerical control lathe machine tend cnc grinding machine develop assembly instructions