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TEAM ASSEMBLERS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team. Assemblers who continuously perform the same task are classified elsewhere in 51-2000.
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.
  • Package finished products and prepare them for shipment.
  • Shovel, sweep, or otherwise clean work areas.
  • Review work orders and blueprints to ensure work is performed according to specifications.
  • Complete production reports to communicate team production level to management.
  • Maintain production equipment and machinery.
  • Supervise assemblers and train employees on job procedures.
 
Skills:
 
 
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $34,959.00 $16.81 $11.60 $12.40 - $19.55
Bridgeport/Stamford $32,508.00 $15.63 $10.87 $11.60 - $18.14
Danbury $33,754.00 $16.22 $11.91 $12.81 - $19.29
Hartford $36,214.00 $17.41 $12.13 $13.08 - $20.77
New Haven $34,519.00 $16.60 $11.71 $12.54 - $19.44
New London/Norwich $35,969.00 $17.30 $12.30 $13.20 - $20.12
Waterbury $28,506.00 $13.70 $10.57 $10.48 - $16.83
Torrington $32,202.00 $15.48 $12.67 $13.03 - $17.73
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2014 2024
State of Connecticut 9,490 10,010 0.5% 256
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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