Relay Adjuster

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Relay Adjuster

A Relay Adjuster sets up and arranges client dialing and switching equipment: relay Adjusters service and repairs telephone and other communication equipment. The adjuster installs new equipment on-site and monitors all client wiring and telephone jacks.

The professional must examine the condition of all panel cutting dies after they are removed from the machine. The Relay Adjuster has to return them to the parts cage for inventory or reconditioning. They have to make sure that all check sheets, time reports, and other paperwork are properly filled. It is the responsibility of the adjuster to relay any special instructions related to the machine performance next shift upon their arrival.

The Relay Adjuster has to take care of the machine shutdowns. They have to make sure a proper wash up of machines at the end of the shift. The professionals have to keep track of the cleaning and returning of all change components to parts cage. The professional should take the responsibility to return ink, skids, and cut blanks to their assigned areas upon completion of the order. They have to provide training and assistance to co-workers, including other adjusters.

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Relay Adjuster is to examine and adjust the relays used for controlling the electric current flow. The professionals have to rectify and replace the damaged parts. They have to keep track of the flow of current, insulation and other various components. The Relay Adjuster has to set the relay on the testing table.

The professional is responsible for cleaning, align, measure the gap between contact points. The Relay Adjuster has to look into the tightening or loosening the screws, nuts, and bolts. They have to link the new or adjusted relay to the test board. It is the Relay Adjuster who has to set the tension of the relay springs.

The adjuster has to adjust the spring tension and gap between the relay contacts to flow. The professional has to document the periodical cleaning of the relay. The Relay Adjust has to switch on the records flow of the current by meter reading. They have to wind the primary and the secondary coils.

The Relay Adjuster will make all the necessary size changes and adjustments to all assigned machines. They have to monitor the performance of the assigned machines and operator to ensure proper quality. The professionals have to take responsibility for run speed standards. The adjuster services or repairs a variety of client telecommunication equipment. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for loading and unlrelays from test sockets and tray
  • Performance of visual, mechanical and workmanship inspection of the relay with the help of microscope magnification
  • Dressing of the coil lead with the help of adjusting tools to raise and lower the actuator beads
  • Caring for the position of the actuator bead based on the moving contact
  • Following company policies and procedures when completing all routine tasks
  • Enthusiasm for cross-training in various other areas of the organization
  • Assistance with semi-routine assignments and waiting for further instructions depending on the assignments
  • Documentation of client telephonic information and maintenance of this data is written in the electronic or magnetic form
  • Offering technical guidance in the repair and maintenance of electronic equipment that operate primarily by electronic principles
  • Assistance in operating vehicles, mechanized devices, and equipment
  • Inspection of equipment to identify any errors or problems or defects
  • Maintenance and review of materials used for equipment manufacturing
  • Operation of machines, control mechanisms, and other physical activity
  • Handling complaints and resolve grievances and negotiate with others
  • Drafting, layout, and specification of technical client devices and other equipment
  • Giving all detailed instructions and specifications about the related tools and equipment
  • Estimating the resources and materials required to perform a work activity


Desired candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in telecommunication, electronics, electrical or other related fields. Often, organizations prefer candidates who have a master’s degree. Additionally, candidates with excellent skills in customer service will have an edge over others.

Additional skills

Quality Control Analysis

The Relay Adjuster must examine the products, services, and processes. The professional has to evaluate the quality or performance as well.

Equipment Maintenance

It is the Relay Adjusted who is responsible for performing routine maintenance on the equipment. They have to keep track of the timely schedule to ensure proper functioning of the equipment.

Systems Analysis

The professional has to understand how a system works. The Relay Adjuster has to explain how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Complex Problem Solving

They must be capable of identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


According to Salaryexpert, a typical Relay Adjuster earns about $47,015 yearly with an equivalent hourly rate of $23. They also receive an average bonus of $903. As per Comparably, the salary for this position averages $52,554 annually in the United States. Some organizations promise a 100 percent bonus.

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