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printed circuit board assembler





Printed circuit board assemblers read blueprints and drawings to assemble printed circuit boards. They use hand- and automated soldering tools and machines to connect electronic components to the board.

Scope note

Includes people working with surface-mount technology (SMT) or through-hole technology (THT).

Alternative Labels

assembler of printed circuit boards

PCB assembler

PCB assembly operative

PCB fabricator

printed circuit board assembler

printed circuit board fabricator

through-hole technology assembler

through-hole technology assembly operative

through-hole technology assembly operator

THT operator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: