Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Assemblers in this unit group assemble a variety of wood products and millwork, such as window sashes and doors. Inspectors in this unit group inspect wood products to ensure product quality. They are employed by establishments engaged in manufacturing a variety of wood and millwork products.
bench assembler, wood products, crate builder, wood, manufactured housing production worker, millwork assembler, pallet maker, wood, prefabricated housing assembler, sash and door inspector, wood products assembler, wood products assembling inspector, wooden box assembler, wooden door maker.
- 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.
- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Wood Products Assemblers and Inspectors in Moncton--Richibucto Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014
- The provincial government will contribute almost $24M toward the construction of an entertainment centre in Moncton. Construction will create 700 jobs, and 50 jobs will be created when the facility is operational.
- Knocean Foods Ltd. will receive funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and the New Brunswick government to purchase equipment and create up to 25 new jobs at its fish processing facility in Scoudouc
- Castle Rock Construction Services Inc. has been awarded a $2.9M contract to build an RCMP forensic identification services building in Moncton. Work is expected to be completed by June 2015.
- Gusto Italian Grill and Bar has opened on Westmorland Street in Moncton
- Resurgo Place, which contains an expanded version of the old Moncton Museum, a new Transportation Discovery Centre, children¿s activities, and other attractions, has opened in Moncton. Construction of the $10M facility had begun in March 2012.
- Jump Off, a hip-hop clothing store, has opened on Weldon Street in Moncton
- Graffiti Restaurant on Main Street in Moncton has closed after 20 years in business
- The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded $709,000 in funding to eight researchers and trainees in the fields of science and engineering at the Université de Moncton
- According to the Conference Board of Canada, Moncton's GDP will grow by 2.1% in 2014, up from 1.2% in 2013, and the unemployment rate will drop to 6.6% from 7.4%. While the finance, insurance, and real estate sector will drive the growth, the manufacturing industry will be affected by the closure of the Maple Leaf plant in Moncton.
- Chrystal Palace Amusement Park and Hotel, and the McGinnis Landing Restaurant in Champlain Place in Dieppe will close in the fall of 2014. Bass Pro Shops, an outdoor equipment retailer with entertainment features, will open its first Atlantic Canada store in the space in 2015.
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