Profession precision device inspector

Precision device inspectors make sure precision devices, such as micrometers and gauges, operate according to design specifications. They may adjust the precision devices and their components in case of any faults.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Precision engineering

    Engineering discipline related to the fields of electrical engineering, electronics engineering, software engineering, optical engineering, and mechanical engineering that deals with the development of apparatus with very low tolerances.

  • Quality assurance procedures

    The procedures to inspect a product or system to ensure that it is according to specifications and requirements.

  • Precision measuring instruments

    Instruments used for precision measuring or manufacture, such as micrometers, calipers, gauges, scales, and microscopes.

Skills

  • Read assembly drawings

    Read and interpret drawings listing all the parts and subassemblies of a certain product. The drawing identifies the different components and materials and provides instructions on how to assemble a product.

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Meet deadlines

    Ensure operative processes are finished at a previously agreed-upon time.

  • Communicate test results to other departments

    Communicate testing information such as testing schedules, samples testing statistics and test results, to the relevant departments.

  • Read standard blueprints

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

  • Monitor machine operations

    Observing machine operations and evaluating product quality thereby ensuring conformity to standards.

  • Conduct quality control analysis

    Conduct inspections and tests of services, processes, or products to evaluate quality.

Optional knowledge and skills

moem mechanical engineering remove defective products micromechanics microoptics micromechatronic engineering microprocessors use precision tools keep records of work progress electronics operate precision machinery calibrate electronic instruments electrical engineering calibrate precision instrument measure electrical characteristics waste removal regulations maintain test equipment resolve equipment malfunctions research equipment needs operate precision measuring equipment interpret electrical diagrams instrument performance elements write inspection reports write records for repairs microelectronics check system parameters against reference values microelectromechanical systems send faulty equipment back to assembly line circuit diagrams