Mechanical Assemblers & Inspectors (NOC 9526)

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Mechanical Assemblers & Inspectors (NOC 9526)

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.

Mechanical Assembler

Main Duties:

Mechanical Assemblers

  • 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

  • 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

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