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WIRED Occupation Report
for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers (51-2023) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.
Employment Projections for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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420 427 7 1.7% 1 7 7

Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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$10.56 $11.96 $14.10 $17.09 $20.60 $14.93 $31,061
Data Sources and Limitations
State of Oregon License Information for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers No statewide license is required for this occupation.


Current Job Openings for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 7 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 7 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Assembler 9/30/14 Wilsonville $12.00/hr
Electro-Mechanical Assembler 9/23/14 Canby $12.00/hr DOE
Production Assemblers 9/11/14 Tualatin DOE
Mechanical Assembly Positions (Canby, Or) 8/18/14 Canby $10.00/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Electro-Mechanical Assemblers 7/14/14 Portland $12.00/hr to $15.00/hr DOE
Electro - Mechanical Assembler / Solderer 7/3/14 Canby $9.10/hr
Multiple Assemblers Needed, Starts Immediately 1/14/14 Portland


Major Industries of Employment for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Manufacturing 31 Private 387
Machinery Manufacturing 333 Private 104
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing 3332 Private 66
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 3335 Private 19
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg 3339 Private 19
Computer and Electronic Product Mfg 334 Private 91
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 3344 Private 24
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 3345 Private 63
Electrical Equipment and Appliances 335 Private 19
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 336 Private 162
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 3363 Private 161
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 339 Private 11
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 3399 Private 11
Wholesale Trade 42 Private 23
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 425 Private 16


Educational Requirements for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • Apply Electrical Principles
  • Apply Electro-Mechanical Systems Principles
  • Apply Electronic Principles
  • Apply Independent Judgment In Assembly Procedures
  • Apply Machinist Practices
  • Apply Metal Forming And Shaping Techniques And Processes
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Statistical Process Control (Spc)
  • Apply Technical Information To Manufacturing And Industrial Activities
  • Assemble Electronic Equipment
  • Assemble Metal Components
  • Assemble Small Objects And Parts
  • Distinguish Colors
  • File Metal And Plastic
  • Fit Dowels
  • Hand Tap Metal, Wood Or Other Material
  • Inspect Components During Manufacturing
  • Interpret Detailed Electronic Design Specifications
  • Maintain Consistent Quality
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Operate Buff And Polishing Machine
  • Operate Cranes, Hoists, Or Mechanical Booms
  • Operate Electronic Calibration Devices
  • Operate Lathes
  • Operate Precision Measuring Devices, Tools And Equipment
  • Operate Soldering Equipment
  • Operate Specialized Metal Shaping Machines
  • Perform Basic Assembly
  • Perform Combination Welding
  • Perform Repetitive Tasks In Assembly Setting
  • Read Blueprints And Technical Drawings
  • Read Manufacturing Outlines For Electronic Products
  • Read Production Layouts
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Sandblast Metal Parts And Objects
  • Set Up And Operate Drilling Machines
  • Set Up Specialized Machines For Metals Manufacturing
  • Smooth, Sharpen, Polish Or Grind Metal Objects
  • Solder Electronic Components Or Electrical Connections
  • Sort Raw Materials Used In Manufacturing
  • Sustain Output Levels Of Assembled Items
  • Test Mechanical Products And Equipment After Repair Or Assembly
  • Understand Manufacturing Methods And Techniques
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Electronic Test Equipment
  • Use Geometry
  • Use Industrial X-Ray And Magnetic Inspection
  • Use Metric System
  • Weld Metal Parts


Schools and Training Providers for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 247 120 383 159 222 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Timing Device Assemblers And Adjusters 57%
Structural Metal Fabricators And Fitters 54%
Engine And Other Machine Assemblers 50%
Electrical And Electronic Equipment Assemblers 48%
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers 44%
Assemblers And Fabricators, All Other 43%
Model Makers, Metal And Plastic 42%
Team Assemblers 42%
Patternmakers, Metal And Plastic 40%
Tool And Die Makers 39%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.