Understanding The Job Of An Electronic Assembler

Electronic Assembler Jobs Span A Wide Range Of Skills, Duties, And Industries

Electronic Assembler Working

When consumers purchase products such as children’s toys, barbecues, patio sets, and wooden desks/bookshelves, they likely have the expectation that some assembly will be required, meaning that their item is packed in a cardboard box in many individual pieces along with printed instructions that will require a decoding machine to understand.

But there are many items, often those with electronic parts and components, which are pre-assembled, tested, and ready-for-use when purchased. Some examples would be:

  • Computers/printers
  • Mobile phones
  • Measuring devices
  • Medical/dental equipment
  • Transmitters/receivers

In this latter scenario, it is likely that electronic assembly played a role in readying the products for immediate use. In the simplest terms, electronic assembler jobs involve the mounting, connecting, assembling, and/or fastening of the parts and components of electronic devices.

For those wishing to pursue electronic assembler jobs, they would be well advised to consider the services of a leading recruiter within this field, such as Winters Technical Staffing in Toronto. To assist in determining whether a career in electronic assembly may be a viable option, candidates can prepare to meet with this recruiter by assessing their personal interests against these core skills and/or duties commonly associated with electronic assembler jobs:

  • Reading and understanding blueprints and schematics
  • Assembling electronic products to precise specifications
  • Soldering or hand-assembly of microcircuits
  • Assembly and attachment of hardware
  • Mounting or installation of assembled components
  • Assisting with product development – prototypes, testers
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Quality control – inspection and testing

Now that this baseline has been established, the question turns to the types of industries that offer electronic assembler jobs. A sampling of possible opportunities includes:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Energy and utilities
  • Health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

In terms of the salaries paid for electronic assembler jobs, as with many other similar types of jobs, it is often difficult to arrive at a concrete or accurate dollar figure. Factors that can influence pay rates will include:

  • Part-time, contract, or full-time
  • Level of experience
  • Level of education
  • Specific industry
  • Geographic location
  • Complexity of the assemblies

In a very general sense, hourly rates for electronic assembler jobs in Canada could range from $12 to $15, while on an annual basis, this could translate to a range of $24K to $30K depending on some or all of the variables noted above. To obtain more precise or detailed salary information for these jobs, interested parties are highly encouraged to consult with an electronic assembly recruiter like Winters Technical Staffing.

An Electronic Assembly Recruiter Offers Several Assets To Support A Job Search

For individuals interested in pursuing electronic assembler jobs, the expertise of a leading electronic assembly recruiter such as Winters Technical Staffing may be of considerable benefit. In addition to our extensive network of contacts and strong working relationships within this particular field, we can streamline the placement process through its knowledge of the following:

  • The full scope of skills required for success in electronic assembler jobs
  • The specific skills important to the respective industries offering these jobs
  • Current employment opportunities – both public and non-public listings
  • Employers with immediate staffing needs – within and outside the province
  • More defined salary ranges – by employer, industry, geography, experience

Contact Winters Today

If you have an interest in electronic assembler jobs within Toronto and the GTA, call Winters Technical Staffing today at 1-877-495-7422 or contact us so that our staff may assist you in identifying employment opportunities as soon as possible.

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