Mechanical assemblers and inspectors

Mechanical assemblers and inspectors

NOC
9526

Assemble or inspect a variety of mechanical products, such as trucks, snowmobiles, garden tractors, automotive engines, transmissions, outboard motors, gearboxes, and hydraulic pumps.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

5
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$26,527
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

69
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

64%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Assemblers in this unit group assemble a wide variety of mechanical products such as trucks, buses, snowmobiles, garden tractors, automotive engines, transmissions, outboard motors, gearboxes, hydraulic pumps and sewing machines. Inspectors in this unit group check and inspect subassemblies and finished products to ensure proper quality and product specifications. They are employed by machinery and transportation equipment manufacturers and by other manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

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

  • Assemble, fit and install prefabricated parts to form subassemblies or finish products using hand and power tools
  • Position, align and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly and connect cables, tubes and wires
  • Fasten parts together using bolting and riveting equipment or other fastening and joining techniques
  • Operate or tend automated assembling equipment, such as robotics and fixed automation equipment
  • Operate small cranes to transport or position larger parts as required.

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

  • Check subassemblies and inspect finished products for proper quality
  • Check mechanical assemblies and subassemblies for alignment and proper functioning
  • Test and check electrical assemblies and wiring for proper connections
  • Perform minor adjustments and repairs.

Also Known As

  • automotive engine assembler
  • garden machinery assembler
  • gearbox assembler
  • gearcase assembler
  • hydraulic hoist assembler
  • mechanical assembler
  • sewing machine assembler
  • snowmobile assembler
  • tractor assembler
  • transmission assembler
  • truck assembler
  • truck assembly inspector
  • truck trailer assembler
  • vending machine assembler
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is required.
  • Up to two years of on-the-job training are provided.
  • Experience as a mechanical assembler may be required for inspectors in this unit group.

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.

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2.1%
Female
97.9%
Male
Employment by age

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0.0%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
50.0%
35-44
33.3%
45-54
16.7%
55-64
0.0%
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
35.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
23.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
17.7%
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.

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85.7%
Manufacturing
14.3%
Other services (except public administration)
0.0%
N/A
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.

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25.00%
Northeast
25.00%
Southeast
12.50%
Southwest
12.50%
Central
25.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

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No Data Available
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

$26,527

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$26,600

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

New Brunswick

$26,527

Newfoundland

$26,082

Prince Edward Island

$45,336

Nova Scotia

$33,234

Canada

$43,602
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

5
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

17
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-7
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

20