Profession motor vehicle assembler
Motor vehicle assemblers install and put prefabricated motor vehicle parts and components together. They inspect the motor vehicles for defects, and test the assembled equipment for proper performance and conformity to quality standards.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Motor vehicle parts drawings
The various types of technical drawings used in relation to motor vehicles parts.
- Vehicle manufacturing process
Series of steps taken in order to produce a car or any other motor vehicle such as the design, the chassis and body assembly, the painting process, the interior assembly and the quality control.
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.
Understand the principles of electricity and electrical power circuits, as well as the associated risks.
The engineering processes that combine electrical and mechanical engineering in the application of electromechanics in devices that need electricity to create mechanical movement or devices that create electricity by mechanical movement.
- Mechanics of motor vehicles
The way energy forces interact and affect components in motor vehicles such as cars, buses, invalid carriages and other motorised vehicles.
The functioning of electronic circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including programming and applications. Apply this knowledge to ensure electronic equipment runs smoothly.
- Quality standards
The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.
Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.
- Work in assembly line teams
Manufacture products on a moving assembly line. Work in a team where everyone has an assigned task.
- Clean components during assembly
Clean components before fixing them to other compounds or units of components during the assembly process.
- Assemble metal parts
Align and arrange steel and metal parts in order to assemble complete products; use the appropriate hand tools and gauges.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Supervise motor vehicles manufacture
Inspect plants where motor vehicles are manufactured to ensure safety and quality control. Ensure that components are manufactured in compliance with safety and design specifications.
- Ensure equipment availability
Ensure that the necessary equipment is provided, ready and available for use before start of procedures.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.
- Monitor manufacturing quality standards
Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing process.
- Assemble electrical components
Assemble switches, electrical controls, circuit boards and other electrical components by using hand and soldering equipment.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Drive motor vehicle prototypes
Drive experimental or prototypes of motor vehicles to acquire information on performance.
- Bolt engine parts
Securely bolt together engine components manually or using power tools.
- Use power tools
Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Keep records of work progress
Maintain records of the progress of the work including time, defects, malfunctions, etc.
- Read engineering drawings
Read the technical drawings of a product made by the engineer in order to suggest improvements, make models of the product or operate it.
- Assemble electronic units
Assemble and maintain electronic components and electronic circuits; comprehend manufacturer's manuals and engineering instructions; utilise hand and power tools.
Optional knowledge and skillsengineering processes quality assurance procedures use testing equipment write inspection reports calibrate electronic instruments send faulty equipment back to assembly line set up automotive robot operate lifting equipment test motor vehicles under demanding conditions rivet types re-assemble engines operation of different engines tend riveting machine operate precision measuring equipment diagnose defective engines use automotive diagnostic equipment engineering principles install low voltage wiring record test data operate soldering equipment inspect quality of products conduct performance tests evaluate engine performance operate handheld riveting equipment disassemble engines engine components prepare pieces for joining electrical wiring plans apply soldering techniques operate welding equipment
Common job titles
- Electronics assembler/technician
- Mechanical assembler
- Assembly line
- Production - engine assembler
- Assembly technician
- Production operator – circuit board assembly