Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Assemblers in this unit group assemble prefabricated parts to produce household, commercial and industrial appliances and equipment. Inspectors in this unit group inspect and test assembled products. Workers who set up and prepare assembly lines for operation are included in this unit group. Workers in this unit group are employed by electrical appliance and electrical equipment manufacturing companies.
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- Assemble prefabricated parts on an assembly line, or at work benches using screw guns and other hand and power tools
- Assemble small and large household electrical appliances such as coffeemakers, toasters, vacuum cleaners, lawnmowers, refrigerators and dishwashers
- Assemble small transformers, small electrical motors and transmissions used in appliances or other electrical products
- Assemble circuit breakers, switches or other electrical control equipment and position and fasten components such as springs, toggles or other parts into assembly casings
- Wind coils and armatures for small electric motors and transformers
- Perform minor repairs to products rejected from production assembly line
- Set up assembly line with materials and supplies required for production, and set up and adjust production tools.
- Check products at different stages of production for visual defects and faulty electrical and mechanical connections, or operate automatic or other testing equipment to ensure product quality
- Identify and mark acceptable and defective assemblies and return faulty assemblies to production for repair
- Collect, record and summarize inspection results.
Outlook & Prospects for Assemblers and Inspectors, Electrical Appliance, Apparatus and Equipment Manufacturing in Northwest 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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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 21 - Oct 25, 2013
- Rentech Inc. is re-tooling idle mills in Atikokan and Wawa in order to start production of wood energy pellets. The Atikokan plant should create 25 jobs and the Wawa plant 40 jobs once operational in 2014.
- The Dryden Police Communications Centre will close effective March 31, 2014. Services are to be outsourced to the Owen Sound Police Service, resulting in the loss of 9 full-time and 4 part-time positions.
- The Ontario government awarded a $6.7M contract to Pioneer Construction Inc. to repave over 20 kilometres of Highway 11, west of Atikokan, creating 67 new jobs
- A new LCBO to be built in Thunder Bay by spring 2015 will be the largest in Northwestern Ontario
- Twenty new jobs created and up to 140 protected with the opening of the new $66M Becker cogeneration facility in Hornepayne, west of Timmins
- LH North Limited and LH Crane & Rigging Limited has been awarded a $1.3M contract to remove an overhead rail line near Marathon, creating 13 jobs
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