• Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 35,610
    $27,080 range bar $56,760
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Engine and other machine assemblers construct, assemble, or rebuild machines such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in industries like construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.

What do they typically do

  • Check whether parts match stock lists or blueprints, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers
  • Read and interpret assembly blueprints or specifications manuals and plan assembly or building operations
  • Lay out and drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly
  • Set and verify parts clearances
  • Use hand tools or power tools to remove rough spots and smooth surfaces to fit, trim, or clean parts
  • Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists
  • Fasten or install piping, fixtures, or wiring and electrical components to form assemblies or subassemblies, using hand tools, rivet guns, or welding equipment
  • Inspect, operate, and test completed products to check functioning, machine capabilities, or conformance to customer specifications

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -1.6%
Job Opening 83

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
Private Training Programs

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