Boat assemblers and inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9531

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.

Job Duties for Boat assemblers and inspectors

Boat assemblers
  • 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.
Boat inspectors
  • 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.

Working Conditions for Boat assemblers and inspectors

Work is performed indoors with loud machining equipment and tools. Safety precautions are used to protect workers from injury.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aluminum Boat Assembler
  • Aluminum Boat Leak Tester
  • Assembly Inspector, Motorboats
  • Assembly Inspector, Wooden Boats
  • Assembly Laminator, Boats
  • Assembly Repairer, Boats
  • Boat Assembler
  • Boat Assembly Inspector
  • Boat Assembly Laminator
  • Boat Assembly Repairer
  • Boat Inspector
  • Boat Motor Installer
  • Canoe Assembler
  • Canoe Building Inspector
  • Canoe Canvasser
  • Canvas Canoe Waterproofer
  • Composite Technician - Boat Assembly
  • Dinghy Assembler
  • Fibreglass Boat Assembler
  • Fibreglass Boat Inspector And Finisher
  • Hull Inspector
  • Hull Surveyor
  • Loft Rigger - Boat Assembly
  • Motorboat Assembler
  • Motorboat Assembly Inspector
  • Outboard Motor Installer
  • Outboard Motor Installer-fitter
  • Plywood Boat Veneer Layer
  • Repairer, Fibreglass Boat Assembly
  • Rivet Tester - Boat Assembly
  • Sailboat Assembler
  • Wooden Boat Assembly Inspector
  • Wooden Boat Inspector
  • Wooden Hull Caulker - Boat Assembly

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