Profession metal products assembler

Metal products assemblers operate and monitor equipment which finishes metal articles or parts. They assemble the parts to become the desired metal product.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

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  • Metal joining technologies

    The various technologies used for the joining and assembling of fabricated metal workpieces.


  • Fasten components

    Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Manipulate metal

    Manipulate the properties, shape and size of metal.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Perform pre-assembly quality checks

    Inspect product parts for faults or damages, using testing equipment if necessary, and check that the received lot is complete before assembling the finished products.

  • Assemble metal parts

    Align and arrange steel and metal parts in order to assemble complete products; use the appropriate hand tools and gauges.

  • Use metalworking tools

    Use the appropriate metalworking tools to manipulate metal objects or surfaces. Use adequate instruments to grind, smoothen or sharpen metals.

  • Join metals

    Join together pieces of metal using soldering and welding materials.

Optional knowledge and skills

read engineering drawings metal coating technologies perform metal work heat metals pack goods metal smoothing technologies manufacturing of sports equipment types of hand-operated printing devices ensure correct goods labelling set up the controller of a machine tend riveting machine tend surface grinding machine operate soldering equipment screw types develop assembly instructions protective safety equipment record production data for quality control operate drill press wear appropriate protective gear operate lifting equipment operate handheld riveting equipment monitor automated machines fabricate metal parts cut metal products rivet types metal forming technologies measure metal to be heated operate welding equipment