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


  • Types of containers

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

  • 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.

  • Manufacturing of heating equipment

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

  • Technical drawings

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


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Perform machine maintenance

    Perform regular maintenance, possibly including corrections and alterations, on a machine or machine tool to ensure it remains in a proper productive state.

  • Consult technical resources

    Read and interpret such technical resources such as digital or paper drawings and adjustment data in order to properly set up a machine or working tool, or to assemble mechanical equipment.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Resolve equipment malfunctions

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

  • Perform test run

    Perform tests putting a system, machine, tool or other equipment through a series of actions under actual operating conditions in order to assess its reliability and suitability to realise its tasks, and adjust settings accordingly.

  • Assemble machines

    Assemble machines according to instructions and specifications.

Optional knowledge and skills

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

Source: Sisyphus ODB