Aircraft Assemblers

(NOC 9481)

Career Description

Aircraft assemblers assemble, fit and install prefabricated parts to manufacture fixed wing or rotary wing aircraft or aircraft subassemblies. Aircraft assembly inspectors inspect aircraft assemblies for adherence to engineering specifications.

Duties May Include

  • Read and interpret aircraft assembly diagrams
  • Assemble and fit pre-fabricated parts to form subassemblies, working at benches or directly on an aircraft structure
  • Assemble, fit and install pre-fabricated parts and subassemblies such as aircraft skins, flight controls, rigging, hydraulics and other mechanical systems.

Examples of Titles

Aircraft Assembler
Airframe assembler
Bench and structural assembler
Bench fitter mechanic - aircraft assembly
Rigger - aircraft assembly
Wing tank mechanic - aircraft assembly

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Airframe Assembly Certificate
Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance & Management Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022