Electrical appliance and equipment assemblers and inspectors

Electrical appliance and equipment assemblers and inspectors

NOC
9524

- Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing

Assemblers in this group assemble prefabricated parts to produce household, commercial and industrial appliances and equipment. Inspectors in this group inspect and test assembled products.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

12
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$31,979
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

85
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

77%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Assemblers in this unit group assemble prefabricated parts to produce household, commercial and industrial appliances and equipment. Inspectors in this unit group inspect and test assembled products. Workers who set up and prepare assembly lines for operation are included in this unit group. Workers in this unit group are employed by electrical appliance and electrical equipment manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Assemblers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Assemble prefabricated parts on an assembly line, or at work benches using screw guns and other hand and power tools
  • Assemble small and large household electrical appliances such as coffeemakers, toasters, vacuum cleaners, lawn mowers, refrigerators and dishwashers
  • Assemble small transformers, small electrical motors and transmissions used in appliances or other electrical products
  • Assemble circuit breakers, switches or other electrical control equipment and position and fasten components such as springs, toggles or other parts into assembly casings
  • Wind coils and armatures for small electric motors and transformers
  • Perform minor repairs to products rejected from production assembly line
  • Set up assembly line with materials and supplies required for production, and set up and adjust production tools.

Inspectors and testers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Check products at different stages of production for visual defects and faulty electrical and mechanical connections, or operate automatic or other testing equipment to ensure product quality
  • Identify and mark acceptable and defective assemblies and return faulty assemblies to production for repair
  • Collect, record and summarize inspection results.

Also Known As

  • circuit breaker assembler
  • clothes dryer assembler, electric
  • coffee maker assembler
  • dishwasher assembler
  • electrical appliance assembler
  • electrical appliance assembly inspector
  • electrical equipment production assembler
  • hair dryer assembler
  • inspector, electrical controls assembly
  • lawn mower assembler, electric
  • refrigerator assembler, electric
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Inspectors may require experience as an assembler in the same company.
  • Some types of inspectors may require completion of a college program in electronics.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

38.0%
Female
62.0%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

0.0%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
18.8%
35-44
50.0%
45-54
18.8%
55-64
12.5%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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23.5%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
29.4%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
17.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
29.4%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

72.2%
Manufacturing
16.7%
Construction
11.1%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

18.80%
Northeast
56.30%
Southeast
12.50%
Southwest
0.00%
Central
12.50%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

N/A
Northeast
$27,157
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$31,979

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$33,790

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$31,979

Newfoundland

N/A

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$23,646

Canada

$36,121
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

12
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

12
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

37
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

40