Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 7384)

About this job

This unit group includes tradespersons and related skilled workers, not elsewhere classified.

People in these occupations:

  • repair, service, install, adjust or make a variety of products.
  • work in a wide range of establishments
  • may be self-employed
Common job titles
  • blacksmith
  • bomb-disposal expert
  • calibrator, glass / scale / instruments
  • contractor, underwater
  • die setter
  • diver, clearance / salvage / reclamation

Duties

Gunsmiths:

  • make guns
  • repair and modify firearms according to blueprints or customers' requirements

Locksmiths:

  • repair, install and adjust locks
  • make keys and change lock combinations

Recreation vehicle technicians:

  • repair or replace electrical wiring, plumbing, propane gas lines, appliances, windows, doors, cabinets and structural frames in recreational vehicles

Safe and vault servicers:

  • install, repair and maintain safes and vaults in banks and other establishments

Saw fitters:

  • repair, set and sharpen band saws, chain saws, circular saws and other types of saw blades according to requirements

Die setters:

  • select dies for forging according to work order and specifications
  • position align and bolt dies to ram and anvil of power presses and hammers.

Commercial divers:

  • perform underwater activities related to construction, inspection, search, salvage, repair and photography.

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor setting.
  • Work also takes place outdoors, so workers may be exposed to various weather conditions.
  • Working with heavy equipment, instruments, machinery or power/hand tools may be a potential source of injury.
  • The workplace may be noisy enough to affect hearing.
  • Work may produce a vibrating or back and forth motion in the body when using equipment such as chain saws or drills.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is little or no movement among occupations in this unit group.

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Red Seal trade certification for recreation vehicle service technicians allows for movement between provinces.

Additional resources