Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9521

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. They are employed by aircraft and aircraft subassembly manufacturers.

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Job Duties for Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

Aircraft assemblers
  • 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.
Aircraft assembly inspectors
  • Inspect aircraft assemblies, using measuring and testing equipment, for adherence to engineering specifications
  • Inspect assemblies for alignment, symmetry, dimensions, fit and quality of workmanship
  • Complete detailed inspection documentation.

Working Conditions for Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

Work is performed indoors with machining equipment and tools. These tools may cause injury and operate at high volumes.

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