Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics (NOC 7334)

About this job

Mechanics in this group

  • test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles
  • work for service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers
  • also work for independent service establishments
Common job titles
  • inboard-outboard motor mechanic
  • leisure vehicle technician (except recreational vehicles)
  • mechanic, forklift / lift truck
  • repairer, all-terrain vehicle / go-kart
  • repairer, industrial truck / snowmobile
  • repairer, motor scooter / snowmobile


Mechanics in this group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • review work orders and discuss work to be done with supervisor
  • inspect and test engine and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
  • test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance
  • do scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • tell customers about work done and general condition of equipment
  • figure out estimates of repair cost
  • may repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor environment.
  • Working with equipment, machinery or power/hand tools may be a source of injury.
  • The workplace may be noisy enough to cause marked distraction or possible loss of hearing.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is movement between some occupations in this group.

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Red Seal trade certification allows for movement between provinces.

Additional resources