Assemblers assemble prefabricated parts or components to form subassemblies, products and equipment, according to procedures strictly laid down. The products worked on may be moved from one worker to the next along assembly lines.
Tasks performed usually include: assembling components into various types of product and equipment, according to procedures strictly laid down; reviewing work orders, specifications, diagrams and drawings to determine materials needed and assembly instructions; recording production and operational data on specified forms; inspecting and testing completed components and assemblies, wiring installations and circuits; rejecting faulty assemblies and components.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
8211 Mechanical Machinery Assemblers
8212 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
8219 Assemblers Not Elsewhere Classified
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