8211-Mechanical machinery assemblers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mechanical machinery assemblers
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Job Description: 
Mechanical machinery assemblers assemble, according to strictly laid down procedures, component parts of mechanical machinery such as engines, motor vehicles, turbines and aircraft

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) assembling and installing prefabricated parts or components to form subassemblies, mechanical machinery, engines and finished motor vehicles
  • (b) reviewing work orders, specifications, diagrams and drawings to determine materials needed and assembly instructions
  • (c) recording production and operational data on specified forms
  • (d) inspecting and testing completed components and assemblies
  • (e) rejecting faulty assemblies and components

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Gearbox assembler
- Engine assembler
- Bench fitter (trucks)
- Vehicle assembler
- Engine installer
- Aircraft assembler
- Turbine assembler


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Bicycle assembler - 8219
- Electro-mechanical equipment assembler - 8212

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