Boat assemblers and inspectors

Boat assemblers and inspectors

NOC
9531

Assemble wooden, fibreglass and metal boats, such as sailboats, motorboats, canoes and cabin cruisers, or inspect assembled boats to ensure quality.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

4
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$12,523
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

58
 

% Working Full Time

71%
 

% Working Full Year

43%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Boat assemblers assemble wooden, fibreglass and metal boats, such as sailboats, motorboats, canoes and cabin cruisers. Boat inspectors check assembled boats to ensure proper product quality. They are employed by boat and marine craft manufacturing companies.

Main Duties

Boat assemblers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Cut, shape and join timber pieces or assemble pre-cut timber pieces to make a wooden boat using hand and power tools
  • Assemble prefabricated parts and sections of fibreglass, metal or other material to form complete boat
  • Caulk decks and hulls using caulking gun
  • Install trims, rudders, seats, engine mounts and other accessories using hand tools
  • May repair boats.

Boat inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Inspect assembled boats for defects and conformance to quality standards
  • Mark defects to be repaired
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs
  • Record information on products inspected.

Also Known As

  • aluminum boat assembler
  • boat assembler
  • boat inspector
  • canoe assembler
  • fibreglass boat assembler
  • motorboat assembler
  • sailboat assembler
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education may be required.
  • Completion of college or other courses in boat building may be required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Experience as a helper or labourer in the same company may be required for boat assemblers.
  • Experience as a boat assembler may be required for boat inspectors.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

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19.6%
Female
80.4%
Male
Employment by age

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0.0%
15-24
33.3%
25-34
0.0%
35-44
0.0%
45-54
66.7%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

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28.6%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
0.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
28.6%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
42.9%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

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45.5%
Manufacturing
18.2%
Retail trade
18.2%
Transportation and warehousing
18.2%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

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25.00%
Northeast
25.00%
Southeast
25.00%
Southwest
0.00%
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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Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

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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

$12,523

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

N/A

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

New Brunswick

$12,523

Newfoundland

$20,219

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$30,833

Canada

$32,765
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

4
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

11
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-6
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

19