Soldering a component to a printed circuit board
Soldering a component to a printed circuit board Visual check of the correct connection of the electrical components against documentation Visual check of the correct placement of the electrical components on a printed circuit board against a drawing Selecting cables and preparing them for connection to the power distribution system Installing circuit breakers into the control unit of a metal sheet bending machine Computer testing of the control unit for functionality Checking the correct connection of the control unit Connecting the machine before a trial run

Who are they and what do they do? The electrician's job is to fix, adjust, and repair electrical or electromechanical plant and machinery and/or supervising others in such work.

What are the activities of the job? Activities include fixing, adjusting, testing and repairing electrical machines, instruments and equipment, e.g. motors, transformers, repair and testing of consumer goods (coffee-makers, mixers, electric stoves), installation and activation of control rooms, and control stations equipped with electronic circuits, testing and activation of relevant parts of road and rail vehicles, measuring and testing electrical machines, instruments and equipment, assemblies.

Where is it done and under what conditions? This work is carried out carried out in workshops, installation sites and plants, where the work environment may be affected by noise. Working with objects that are hard to get at can also be a problem.

What tools/equipment do they use? The usual tools and equipment include various electrical instruments, testing equipment, solders, pliers and screwdrivers. Of course, you also need considerable manual dexterity.

What do you need to succeed? You need to have vocational training, manual dexterity, technical imagination, ability to concentrate and to work accurately.

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