Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers (NOC 7535)

About this job

Workers in this group:

  • install replacement automotive mechanical parts such as mufflers, exhaust pipes, shock absorbers, springs and radiators
  • do routine maintenance service such as oil changes, lubrication and tire repairs on automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • work for automobile and truck service and repair shops
  • work for service departments of industrial establishments
  • work for construction, mining and logging companies
Common job titles
  • driver, pipeline service truck
  • greaser / oiler, crane / heavy equipment
  • hostler - transit system
  • installer, automotive
  • lubricator, automobile
  • pipeline equipment servicer


Automotive mechanical installers and servicers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • change engine oil and lubricate running gears or moving parts of automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • grease booms, pulleys, buckets and other components of heavy equipment
  • replace oil, air and fuel filters on motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • install replacement mufflers, exhaust pipes, shock absorbers or radiators on motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • repair and balance tires
  • add or replace hydraulic and transmission fluids in motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • help mechanics and perform other duties as directed
  • drive automobile or service truck to location of construction, logging or other industrial sites to provide services

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor setting.
  • Work takes place in an indoor environment where temperatures may vary.
  • Work can occur outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Working with heavy equipment, machinery and power tools can be a source of injury.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is some movement among installers and servicers in this group.

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.