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9526 – Mechanical assemblers and inspectors

Mechanical assemblers assemble a wide variety of mechanical products such as trucks, buses, snowmobiles, garden tractors, automotive engines, transmissions, outboard motors, gearboxes, hydraulic pumps and sewing machines. Inspectors in this unit group check and inspect subassemblies and finished products to ensure proper quality and product specifications. They are employed by machinery and transportation equipment manufacturers and by other manufacturing companies.


Index of titles

Example titles

Agricultural equipment assembler

Agricultural equipment assembly inspector

Agricultural equipment bench assembler

Agricultural equipment inspector

Agricultural implement assembly inspector

Agricultural implement bench assembler

Agricultural implement gearcase assembler

Agricultural implements assembly inspector

Air-cooled engine assembler

All-terrain vehicles inspector

Automobile gear assembler

Automotive engine accessories assembler

Automotive engine assembler

Automotive engine quality-control assembly inspector

Automotive production fitter

Automotive radiator assembler

Bench fitter – buses and trucks

Bus and truck floor framer

Bus and truck frame builder

Bus assembler

Bus parts inspector

Carburetor assembler

Carburetor assembly inspector

Clutch assembler

Clutch inspector

Clutch preassembler

Clutch rebuilder

Coach assembler – bus assembly

Cylinder head assembler

Diesel engine assembler

Diesel engine erector

Diesel engine tester

Differential assembler

Electric furnace assembler

Engine accessories inspector

Engine dynamometer tester

Exterior trailer finisher

Farm equipment assembly inspector

Farm implement assembler

Farm implement assembly inspector

Farm machinery dismantler

Firearms fitter

Food-packaging equipment assembly inspector

Fuel pump assembler

Garden machinery assembler

Gas furnace assembler

Gasoline engine assembler

Gasoline pump calibrator

Gasoline pump tester

Gear train assembler

Gearbox assembler

Gearcase assembler

Gearcase tester

Go-kart assembler

Gun assembler

Gun subassembler

Hydraulic hoist assembler

Hydraulic pump assembler

Interior trailer finisher

Internal combustion engine assembler

Light agricultural equipment assembler

Light agricultural machinery assembler

Light construction equipment assembler

Light farm equipment assembler

Light industrial truck assembler

Light material-handling equipment assembler

Machine try-out tester

Marine engine quality-control assembly inspector

Mechanical assembler

Mechanical assembler group leader

Mechanical assemblers lead hand

Mechanical pump assembler

Motor vehicle clutch assembly inspector

Outboard motor assembler – mechanical assembly

Outboard motor inspector and tester

Outboard motor prototype tester

Power lawn mower assembler

Power snowblower assembler

Radiator maker

Railway car assembler

Railway car liner

Railway car trimmer

Recreation vehicle assembler

Rotary tiller assembler

Sewing machine assembler

Sewing machine assembly tester

Small marine engine assembler

Snowmobile assembler

Snowmobile final inspector

Snowmobile inspector

Snowmobile test rider

Steel plate caulker – shipbuilding

Steering box assembler

Tooling and metalworking machine try-out tester

Tractor assembler

Trailer assembler

Trailer frame assembler

Transmission assembler

Transmission assembly inspector

Transmission assembly tester

Truck assembler

Truck assembly inspector

Truck body builder

Truck trailer assembler

Truck trailer builder

Truck trailer final inspector

Turbine assembly inspector and tester

Vending machine assembler

Vending machine tester

Water pump assembler

Wheelchair lift assembler

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Mechanical assemblers

Assemble, fit and install prefabricated parts to form subassemblies or finish products using hand and power tools

Position, align and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly and connect cables, tubes and wires

Fasten parts together using bolting and riveting equipment or other fastening and joining techniques

Operate or tend automated assembling equipment, such as robotics and fixed automation equipment

Operate small cranes to transport or position larger parts as required.

Mechanical inspectors

Check subassemblies and inspect finished products for proper quality

Check mechanical assemblies and subassemblies for alignment and proper functioning

Test and check electrical assemblies and wiring for proper connections

Perform minor adjustments and repairs.

Employment requirements

Some secondary school education is required.

Up to two years of on-the-job training are provided.

Experience as a mechanical assembler may be required for inspectors in this unit group.

Additional information

There is little or no mobility among the various assemblers and inspectors in this unit group.

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors (9521)

Industrial machinery, heavy equipment and aircraft engine assemblers (in 7316 Machine fitters)

Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers (9522)

Supervisors of mechanical assemblers and inspectors (in 9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing)