Other wood products assemblers and inspectors (NOC 9533)

About this job

Assemblers and inspectors in this unit group work for companies that manufacture a variety of wood and millwork products and perform a variety of tasks.

People in this occupation:

  • assemble a variety of wood products and millwork, such as window sashes and doors
  • inspect wood products to ensure product quality
Common job titles
  • assembler, barrel
  • assembler, manufactured / prefab homes
  • assembler, wood furniture
  • grader, wooden sashes and doors
  • inspector, quality control (QC)
  • inspector-grader, wood products
  • assembler, barrel
  • assembler, manufactured / prefab homes
  • assembler, wood furniture
  • assembler, wood sports equipment
  • clamp carrier / chain carrier
  • flask maker, wood - foundry

Duties

Assemblers in this group:

  • read production orders and diagrams
  • trim and sand joints, moulding, or other wooden parts to be assembled using hand and power tools
  • assemble wood products such as window sashes, doors, boxes, pallets, ladders and barrels using glue, staples, screws, bolts or other fasteners
  • assemble door panels, trusses and other parts on an assembly line to make pre-made houses using hand and power tools
  • stregthen products and install hardware such as knobs and hinges
  • assist with maintenance of machinery

Inspectors in this group:

  • inspect wood products to make sure they meet quality standards
  • mark defective parts or products for repair
  • make minor adjustments and repairs
  • record information on products inspected

Work environment

Key aspects of work in this occupation:

  • Assemblers and inspectors in the unit group usually work in a conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.
  • This work produces enough noise to cause loss of hearing.
  • Workers are exposed to non-poisonous airborne materials such as textile dust, flour, sand, sawdust and feathers in the work environment.
  • Work is done with equipment, machinery or power/hand tools that could cause an injury.

Examples:

  • operating metal machining tools to shape metal
  • using hand and power tools to make wood products

Career paths and resources

Career paths

At this time, career path information is not available for this occupation.

Additional resources

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