Aircraft assemblers work with prefabricated parts to manufacture aircraft subassemblies / aircrafts.
Motor vehicle assemblers put together and install prefabricated motor vehicle parts / components to form subassemblies and finished motor vehicles. They may use hand / power tools and equipment, and automated assembling equipment such as robotic and fixed automation equipment.
Examples of Titles
Motor Vehicle Assembler
Van / Light Truck Assembler
Where They Work
People in this group work in plants that manufacture automobiles, vans, and light trucks or for manufacturers of: aircraft and aircraft subassemblies, motor vehicles, electronics, electrical appliances, and electrical equipment, machinery / transportation equipment, industrial electric motors, transformers and control equipment, and railway locomotives, transit vehicles, and other heavy electrical equipment.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.