National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.3


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9533 - Other wood products assemblers and inspectors

Other wood products assemblers assemble a variety of wood products and millwork, such as window sashes and doors. Other wood products inspectors inspect wood products to ensure product quality. They are employed by establishments engaged in manufacturing a variety of wood and millwork products.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • 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

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Cabinetmakers (See 7272 Cabinetmakers)
    • Carpenters (See 7271 Carpenters)
    • Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors (See 9532 Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors)
    • Labourers in wood products manufacturing (See 9619 Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities)
    • Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly (See 9227 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly)
    • Woodworking machine operators (See 9437 Woodworking machine operators)
  • Main duties

    This group performs some or all of the following duties:

    Other wood product assemblers

    • 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.

    Other wood product inspectors

    • 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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