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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. Inspectors inspect wood products to ensure product quality. They are employed by establishments engaged in manufacturing a variety of wood and millwork products.


Example titles

  • 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

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
    Other wood products 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 products 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.

Additional information


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
9 – Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
Skill level
C – Occupations usually require secondary school and/or occupation-specific training.
Major group
95 – Assemblers in manufacturing
Minor group
953 – Other assembly and related occupations
Associated Career Handbook profiles
9533.1 – Other wood products assemblers 9533.2 – Other wood products inspectors
NOC 2016 Version 1.3
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