Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Mechanics in this unit group test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles. They are employed by service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers and by independent service establishments.
all-terrain vehicle repairer, forklift mechanic, industrial truck repairer, motor scooter repairer, motorcycle mechanic, motorcycle mechanic apprentice, snowmobile repairer.
- Review work orders and discuss work to be performed 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
- Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
- Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
- Determine estimates of repair cost
- May repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts.
Outlook & Prospects for Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics in Campbellton--Miramichi Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss Limited of Baie-Sainte-Anne received a combined funding of $700,000 from the federal government's Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the provincial government's Miramichi Economic Development and Innovation Fund. The monies will be used to purchase new equipment enabling the company to modernize and expand production capabilities. Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss has operated in the region for 50 years and employs about 70 people.
- The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture has released a report prepared by the private firm Aquila on the opportunities for development of the cruise ship market in Northern New Brunswick. The report suggests that the Port of Caraquet, because of the many cultural attractions of the Acadian Peninsula, has the most opportunity to see growth in the cruise ship market, while Miramichi and Dalhousie may have more challenges in the short term.
- The Manoir Sunrise, a new 30-unit nursing home, has opened in Dalhousie. Built on the former site of the Mgr-Godbout gymnasium, the $1.5M nursing home will create 15 new full-time jobs.
- Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. will begin construction of a $50M wild blueberry processing plant at Tilley Road, in the Acadian Peninsula. The operation is expected to create 300 jobs over a 10-year period. The company will invest a total of $184M on the plant, equipment and development of wild blueberry fields. Construction of the plant will begin in the Spring of 2014. Land development will start immediately creating 100 new jobs relatively quickly.
- Pêcheries Belle Ile, a fish plant processing crab, herring and lobster is building a 86,000 square foot refrigerated warehouse at its facility in Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël. The company plans to eventually produce more value-added products. The fish processing industry in the Acadian peninsula suffered setbacks in 2013 with the closure of a fish plant in Maisonette and a fire at the plant in Baie-du-Petit-Pokemouche.
- Adtiya Birla Minacs, a call centre located in Bathurst, is actively recruiting to fill 50 customer service representative positions. The company, locally known as Minacs, recently held an open house to attract bilingual candidates for these positions starting at $12 an hour. Recruitment and retention of employees is an ongoing challenge in the call centre industry even in the Bathurst-Campbellton region where the unemployment rate is approximately 16.5 percent.
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