Residential and commercial installers and servicers (NOC 7441)

About this job

Residential and commercial installers and servicers:

  • install and service a wide variety of interior and exterior prefabricated products such as windows, doors, electrical appliances, water heaters, fences, play structures and septic systems at residential or commercial properties
  • work for companies specializing in specific product installation and service
Common job titles
  • bathtub liner installer
  • builder, installer - deck / patio / dock
  • builder, installer, fence
  • countertop installer
  • duct installer - construction
  • floor sander / finisher / polisher

Duties

Installers and servicers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • read blueprints or work order specifications to determine layout and installation procedures
  • measure and mark guidelines to be used for installations
  • install, repair and service interior prefabricated products such as doors, windows, kitchen cupboards, bathroom vanities, water heaters and household appliances using hand and power tools
  • install, repair and service exterior prefabricated products such as siding, shutters, awnings, fencing, decks, septic systems, signs and play structures using hand and power tools

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Working with machinery and power tools can be a source of injury.
  • Workers may be exposed to noise and vibration.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is some movement among the various types of installers and servicers in this group.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.