How to Become a Heavy Assembler

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Heavy Assembler

What does a Heavy Assembler do?

A Heavy Assembler assembles fabricated parts to relatively large or heavy subassemblies and complete units. Tests and calibrates parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications. Being a Heavy Assembler typically use hand tools, jigs, fixtures, and miscellaneous light power tools and equipment. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, Heavy Assembler requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Heavy Assembler gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Heavy Assembler typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

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Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Heavy Assembler will increase 16 % over 5 years.

02/14/2020: Nassau, NY

EMLS can help you with heavy assembly in any industry — however, we specialize in the following industries.

02/11/2020: Waterloo, IA

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02/01/2020: Atlantic City, NJ

Heavy assembly demands solutions that are as complex as they need to be and as simple as they need to be.

01/17/2020: Bremerton, WA

In particular when it comes to the cross-transport of particularly heavy machine parts and lifting over-sized components, a tailored assembly concept is important – one that is a perfect combination of the right means of transport and lifting tools.

02/04/2020: Davenport, IA
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Heavy Assembler

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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Heavy Assembler

Best colleges and universities for Heavy Assembler

  • Butler University
  • Carroll College
  • Cooper Union
  • High Point University
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Heavy Assembler

Is being a Heavy Assembler Worth it?

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As a Heavy Assembler at Trinity, you’ll assemble fabricated parts to relatively large or heavy subassemblies or complete units.

02/16/2020: Albany, NY

As an Assembler at our Ocala, FL facility you will fit and assemble components for relatively large or heavy subassemblies by following assembly blueprints,….

12/17/2019: Davenport, IA

Requires ability to read drawings and instruction guides, excellent eye to hand coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to lift and maneuver heavy objects.

01/28/2020: Houston, TX

3+ years of experience with specialized heavy equipment design and manufacturing in rail, mobile equipment industry is preferred.

02/28/2020: Las Vegas, NV

The Store Team member position can be physically demanding, requiring heavy lifting (40-65 lbs) and standing for long periods of time.

01/16/2020: Schenectady, NY
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Heavy Assembler

What skills do you need to be a Heavy Assembler?

As with every job, there are some skills needed to succeed within this role.  Possession of the following skills will help ensure successful day-to-day operations in this role: Assembly, Automation, Machine Operation.  This list doesn’t encompass every skill required for the role, but is a good place to start.

People's Opinions on Heavy Assembler skills

Ability to lift and carry heavy (up to 50lbs) and/or awkward items.

01/27/2020: Huntsville, AL

Requires ability to read drawings and instruction guides, excellent eye to hand coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to lift and maneuver heavy objects.

01/07/2020: Kansas City, MO

3+ years of experience with specialized heavy equipment design and manufacturing in rail, mobile equipment industry is preferred.

01/20/2020: Louisville, KY

As an Assembler at our Ocala, FL facility you will fit and assemble components for relatively large or heavy subassemblies by following assembly blueprints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and knowledge of machine construction to construct, rebuild, and repair machines and equipment.

12/05/2019: Elyria, OH

This position is in a fast- paced environment; manual labor with heavy lifting required.

12/03/2019: Petersburg, VA
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Step 6: View average salary for Heavy Assembler

How much does a Heavy Assembler make?

The average salary range for a Heavy Assembler is from $35,573 to $45,678. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Heavy Assembler
$35,573 to $45,678

Step 7: Find relevant Heavy Assembler jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Heavy Assembler