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Occupational Report for Team Assemblers (51-2092) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational 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.

Employment Outlook for Team Assemblers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Team Assemblers There are 23 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 23 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Assembler 1 10/24/14 Portland
Production Assembler 10/21/14 Hillsboro
Production Technician 10/17/14 Portland $9.10/hr DOE
Production Assembly Technician 10/15/14 Grants Pass $10.00/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Truss Assembler (2nd Shift) 10/15/14 Beaverton
Assembler ( Swing Shift ) 10/13/14 Clackamas $10.00/hr to $10.50/hr
Assembler 10/13/14 Beaverton Neg.
Assembler I - 14-099e 10/7/14 Clackamas $10.05/hr to $13.57/hr DOE
Production Laborer 10/1/14 La Grande $10.04/hr
Assembler I 10/1/14 Clackamas
Pattern Assembly Operator - Swing 9/23/14 Portland DOE
Pattern Assembly Operator - Days 9/23/14 Portland DOE
Final Assembly 9/22/14 Eugene DOE
Production 9/15/14 Portland $16.00/hr
Production/Assembly 9/12/14 Redmond $10.00/hr
Assembly / Packaging 8/27/14 Tualatin $9.10/hr to $11.00/hr
Production Workers 8/14/14 Portland $10.00/hr
Assembler, Level 1 (OJT) 8/12/14 Portland $9.25/hr
Production String Builder 8/12/14 Eugene $11.00/hr
Assembly / Packaging 8/5/14 Clackamas $9.10/hr to $11.00/hr
Assembler 7/31/14 Estacada DOE
Assembly (ADVM) 7/15/14 Portland $12.70/hr
Production Laborer 6/2/14 La Grande $10.04/hr
Job Openings from the Web for Team Assemblers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 17 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 17 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Assembler 1 10/22/14 Portland Overhead Door Corporation
Assembler 10/21/14 Portland WAYNE DALTON/ OVERHEAD DOOR
ASSEMBLY/MANUFACTURING 10/21/14 Beaverton Kelly Services
Production Assembler 10/19/14 Hillsboro Kelly Services
Assembly Worker 10/16/14 Tualatin Kelly Services
Assembly 10/9/14 Tualatin Aerotek
Production Assembly 10/5/14 Tualatin CASECADE WINDOWS
Assembler I 9/30/14 Clackamas Warn Industries
Production Assembler 9/30/14 Tualatin The Superior Group
Assembler 9/30/14 Tigard Randstad
Assembler I 9/30/14 Milwaukie Warn Industries
Production Assembler 9/16/14 Tualatin The Superior Group
Production/Assembly 9/12/14 Redmond
Assembler I (swing) 8/25/14 Clackamas Warn Industries
Assembler I 8/25/14 Milwaukie Warn Industries
Assembler I (swing) 8/25/14 Milwaukie Warn Industries
Assembler I 8/25/14 Clackamas Warn Industries
State of Oregon License Information for Team Assemblers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Team Assemblers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $10.60 $12.56 $14.93 $17.84 $20.91 $15.42 $32,071
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 9.36 9.50 13.19 16.91 19.34 13.94 28,986
Multnomah / Washington 10.98 12.93 15.27 17.98 21.01 15.64 32,543
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 10.44 12.02 14.93 17.97 20.68 15.16 31,513
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 9.87 11.08 13.40 16.76 21.05 14.42 30,002
Lane 10.35 11.87 13.66 16.68 21.88 14.79 30,767
Jackson / Josephine 10.25 11.45 13.36 15.13 17.52 13.54 28,153
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 10.22 11.70 13.94 16.76 18.93 14.43 30,023
Clackamas 11.23 13.35 16.13 18.40 22.26 16.55 34,416
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Team Assemblers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 5,736 6,570 834 14.5% 83 91 174
Multnomah / Washington 2,337 2,670 333 14.2% 33 37 70
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 939 1,061 122 13.0% 12 15 27
Clackamas 617 711 94 15.2% 9 10 19
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 402 495 93 23.1% 9 6 15
Baker / Union / Wallowa 358 376 18 5.0% 2 6 8
Jackson / Josephine 313 369 56 17.9% 6 5 11
Lane 278 309 31 11.2% 3 4 7
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 255 299 44 17.3% 4 4 8
Morrow / Umatilla 93 109 16 17.2% 2 2 4
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 66 74 8 12.1% 1 1 2
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 59 67 8 13.6% 1 1 2
Douglas 55 62 7 12.7% 1 1 2
Coos / Curry 25 27 2 8.0% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 23 26 3 13.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. 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
Industries of Employment for Team Assemblers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 5,736
Total All Industries Private 5,736
Manufacturing Private 4,749
Food Manufacturing Private 168
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Private 80
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 841
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Private 268
Other Wood Product Manufacturing Private 570
Paper Manufacturing Private 85
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing Private 85
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Private 522
Plastics Product Manufacturing Private 512
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Private 54
Primary Metal Manufacturing Private 92
Foundries Private 92
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 463
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing Private 134
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing Private 115
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 124
Machinery Manufacturing Private 559
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing Private 70
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing Private 144
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing Private 102
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing Private 123
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing Private 111
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 179
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 78
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing Private 46
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing Private 129
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing Private 49
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Private 674
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Private 45
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing Private 373
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing Private 136
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing Private 93
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Private 352
Household and Institutional Furniture & Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing Private 181
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing Private 132
Miscellaneous Manufacturing Private 528
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing Private 332
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing Private 196
Wholesale Trade Private 273
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 172
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers Private 121
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 101
Retail Trade Private 120
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Private 55
Transportation and Warehousing Private 48
Warehousing and Storage Private 48
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 104
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 310
Administrative and Support Services Private 310
Employment Services Private 298
Other Services (except Government) Private 109
Repair and Maintenance Private 104
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Private 97
Educational Requirements for Team Assemblers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Team Assemblers
  • Apply Independent Judgment In Assembly Procedures
  • Apply Protective Coatings
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Technical Information To Manufacturing And Industrial Activities
  • Assemble Electrical Equipment
  • Assemble Electronic Equipment
  • Assemble Gear Systems
  • Assemble Metal Components
  • Assemble Small Objects And Parts
  • Assemble Wooden Components
  • Coordinate Production Materials And Processes
  • Coordinate Teams
  • Distinguish Colors
  • Hand Pack Products For Shipment
  • Inspect Components During Manufacturing
  • Maintain Consistent Quality
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Operate Buff And Polishing Machine
  • Operate Cranes, Hoists, Or Mechanical Booms
  • Operate Hand And Power Woodworking Tools
  • Operate Packaging Machine
  • Operate Packaging Or Banding Equipment
  • Operate Precision Measuring Devices, Tools And Equipment
  • Operate Specialized Metal Shaping Machines
  • Perform Basic Assembly
  • Perform Repetitive Tasks In Assembly Setting
  • Prepare And Package Goods For Shipment
  • Read Manufacturing Outlines For Electronic Products
  • Read Production Layouts
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • 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 Acetylene Torch
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Geometry
  • Use Metric System
  • Weigh And Package Products
  • Work As A Team Member
  • Wrap And Label Products
Schools and Training Providers for Team Assemblers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Team Assemblers No Career Pathway links were found for this occupation.
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Team 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
Assemblers And Fabricators, All Other 57%
Engine And Other Machine Assemblers 45%
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 42%
Electrical And Electronic Equipment Assemblers 40%
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, And Systems Assemblers 37%
Timing Device Assemblers And Adjusters 34%
Production Workers, All Other 31%