Other wood products assemblers and inspectors

Other wood products assemblers and inspectors

NOC
9533

Assemble a variety of wood products and millwork, such as window sashes and doors, or inspect wood products to ensure product quality.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

35
 

Median Hourly Wage

$16.00
$14.00
Low
$31.00
High

Median Salary

$22,381
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

382
 

% Working Full Time

92%
 

% Working Full Year

51%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Assemblers in this unit group assemble a variety of wood products and millwork, such as window sashes and doors. Inspectors in this unit group inspect wood products to ensure product quality. They are employed by establishments engaged in manufacturing a variety of wood and millwork products.

Main Duties

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

  • 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, modular components and other parts on assembly line to make prefabricated housing using jigs, overhead cranes and hand and power tools
  • Reinforce assembled products with dowelling or other supports, and install hardware such as knobs and hinges
  • May assist with maintenance of machinery.

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

  • Inspect wood products for conformance to quality standards
  • Mark defective parts or products for repair
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs
  • Record information on products inspected.

Also Known As

  • manufactured housing production worker
  • millwork assembler
  • prefabricated housing assembler
  • sash and door inspector
  • wood products assembler
  • wood products assembling inspector
  • wood products bench assembler
  • wooden box assembler
  • wooden crate builder
  • wooden door maker
  • wooden pallet maker
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education may be required.
  • Experience as a labourer in the same company may be required.
  • Inspectors may require related assembly experience.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

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

20.8%
Female
79.2%
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

17.3%
15-24
23.1%
25-34
17.3%
35-44
23.1%
45-54
19.2%
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.

Data legend

18.5%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
55.6%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
7.4%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
14.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
3.7%
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

79.6%
Manufacturing
5.6%
Construction
3.7%
Retail trade
11.1%
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

21.20%
Northeast
46.20%
Southeast
7.70%
Southwest
15.40%
Central
9.60%
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

$31,995
Northeast
$26,705
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

Southeast

$16.00
$14.00
Low
$31.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
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

$22,381

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

$22,381

Newfoundland

$21,698

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$22,191

Canada

$30,409
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

35
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

39
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

92
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-29
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

122