Boat assemblers and inspectors jobs in Canada


42 290 $
This salary is an average estimate between all available diplomas degrees related to this career. Click here to get an overview of salary depending of diploma.
No certificate, diploma or degree : 33 860 $
High school diploma or equivalent : 47 300 $
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level : 42 970 $
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above : 18 900 $

Career's stability

The career's stability is based on the employment projection for that working area for the year 2022.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education may be required.
  • Completion of college or other courses in boat building may be required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Experience as a helper or labourer in the same company may be required for boat assemblers.
  • Experience as a boat assembler may be required for boat inspectors.

Job overview

Boat assemblers assemble wooden, fibreglass and metal boats, such as sailboats, motorboats, canoes and cabin cruisers. Boat inspectors check assembled boats to ensure proper product quality. They are employed by boat and marine craft manufacturing companies.

Main duties

  • Cut, shape and join timber pieces or assemble pre-cut timber pieces to make a wooden boat using hand and power tools
  • Assemble prefabricated parts and sections of fibreglass, metal or other material to form complete boat
  • Caulk decks and hulls using caulking gun
  • Install trims, rudders, seats, engine mounts and other accessories using hand tools
  • May repair boats.
  • Inspect assembled boats for defects and conformance to quality standards
  • Mark defects to be repaired
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs
  • Record information on products inspected.

Illustrative example(s)

  • aluminum boat assembler
  • boat assembler
  • boat inspector
  • canoe assembler
  • fibreglass boat assembler
  • motorboat assembler
  • sailboat assembler

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