Profession motor vehicle engine assembler
Motor vehicle engine assemblers build and install prefabricated parts to form motor vehicle engines such as diesel, gas, petrol and electric engines. They review specifications and technical drawings to determine materials and assembly instructions. They inspect and test the engines and reject malfunctioning components.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Engine components
Know the different engine components, and their operation and maintenance. Understand when repairs and replacement should be undertaken.
- 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.
- Operation of different engines
Know the characteristics, maintenance requirements and operating procedures of various kinds of engines such as gas, diesel, electrical, and engines with steam propulsion plants.
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.
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.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.
- 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.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- 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.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Apply preliminary treatment to workpieces
Apply preparatory treatment, through mechanical or chemical processes, to the workpiece preceding the main operation.
- Bolt engine parts
Securely bolt together engine components manually or using power tools.