Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors - Emploi d'avenir

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Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors

Furniture manufacturing companies need skilled workers to assemble parts and finished products for furniture and fixtures, plus to oversee product quality.

 
Average salary16$ / hour
 

Description

Assemblers in this unit group assemble parts to form subassemblies or complete articles of furniture and fixtures. Inspectors in this unit group inspect furniture and fixture subassemblies and finished products to ensure product quality. They are employed by furniture manufacturing companies.

Main tasks

Assemblers

  • Prepare, sand and trim wooden furniture and fixture parts using hand and power tools
  • Assemble wooden or metal furniture and fixture parts to form subassemblies and complete articles using hand and power tools
  • Assemble a combination of parts made of wood, metal, plastic, cane or other materials to form subassemblies or complete furniture articles
  • Reinforce assembled furniture and fixtures with dowels or other supports
  • Install hardware such as hinges or clasps on furniture and fixtures.

Inspectors 

  • Inspect furniture and fixture subassemblies and finished products for conformance to quality standard
  • Mark defective parts or products for repair
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs
  • Record information on products inspected.

Training

No secondary, college or university-level programs of study are indexed for this trade or occupation.

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Centre-du-Québec

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