Profession motor vehicle parts assembler

Motor vehicle parts assemblers fasten motor vehicle parts and components together. They use hand and tools power tools to connect wiring and cables, position and adjust parts. Motor vehicle parts assemblers also set up programmable devices or robots. They test electrical assemblies and equipment and inspect individual parts for malfunctions. They check the quality of assemblies to make sure the standards are met and the specifications are complied with.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • 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.

  • Electricity

    Understand the principles of electricity and electrical power circuits, as well as the associated risks.

  • Electronics

    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.

  • Electromechanics

    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. 

Skills

  • Align components

    Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.

  • Assemble electronic units

    Assemble and maintain electronic components and electronic circuits; comprehend manufacturer's manuals and engineering instructions; utilise hand and power tools.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Assemble electrical components

    Assemble switches, electrical controls, circuit boards and other electrical components by using hand and soldering equipment.

  • Use power tools

    Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Fasten components

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

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

engineering processes record test data operate lifting equipment inspect quality of products conduct performance tests use welding equipment electrical wiring plans install low voltage wiring operate precision measuring equipment set up automotive robot keep records of work progress send faulty equipment back to assembly line defense system operate handheld riveting equipment rivet types apply soldering techniques tend riveting machine use testing equipment execute vehicle maintenance operate soldering equipment work in assembly line teams calibrate electronic instruments