Profession motorcycle assembler

Motorcycle assemblers fasten motorcycle parts and components together such as frames, wheels, engines etc. To do so, they use hand tools, power tools and other equipment such as CNC machines or robots. They read technical plans and use automated assembling equipment to build motorcycles. They inspect individual parts for malfunctions and check the quality of assemblies to make sure the standards are met and the specifications respected.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • 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. 

  • 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.

Skills

  • Use power tools

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

  • Fasten components

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

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

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

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Keep records of work progress

    Maintain records of the progress of the work including time, defects, malfunctions, etc.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Read standard blueprints

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

  • Align components

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

  • Apply health and safety standards

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

Optional knowledge and skills

operate drill press mix paints for vehicles install transport equipment lighting electricity recognise signs of corrosion electromechanics write records for repairs order supplies operate soldering equipment use welding equipment conduct performance tests remove paint maintain braking system assemble electronic units electronics replace tyres identify parts requested by customers inspect repaired tyres carry out repair of vehicles assemble electrical components use painting equipment inspect worn tyres install transport equipment engines identify customer's needs inspect quality of products

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  • Mechanical assembler
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