Other wood products assemblers and inspectors (NOC 9533)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2017-2019)
Minimum 13.00$
Median 16.00$
Maximum 22.76$
Job prospect
(2019-2023)
Employment in 2018
3,000
Skill level
Intermediate (generally a secondary school diploma)

Occupation targeted by the Workplace Apprenticeship Program

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Nature of work

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
  • - Continued…
  • - 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.

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.

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