Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes tradespersons and related skilled workers, not elsewhere classified, who repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed.
aircraft patternmaker, farrier, gunsmith, locksmith, recreation vehicle technician, safe and vault servicer, saw fitter, small arms repairer, template maker.
- Gunsmiths fabricate guns and repair and modify firearms according to blueprints or customers' specifications.
- 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 specifications.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Trades and Related Occupations in South Coast--Burin Peninsula 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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-02-27|
According to the 2006 Census, only a small number of people are employed in this occupation in the South Coast-Burin region. Therefore, it is likely that the chances of finding employment in this occupation are LIMITED. This means that there are relatively weak employment opportunities for skilled workers in this occupation. Although employment opportunities are limited in the South Coast-Burin region, opportunities may exist in other regions of the province. People who are interested in work elsewhere should research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets across the province.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2014
- Marine Atlantic has added an extra vessel to its North Sydney to Port Aux Basques run. Numerous sailings have been cancelled over the past few weeks due to inclement weather conditions, which have caused a backlog in commercial traffic.
- Kiewit Offshore Services is looking to hire 80 additional people to work on the drilling support module in Marystown as the Hebron project ramps up. Currently, there are 350 tradespeople and 130 technicians, management and support people on the project.
- The Hermitage Medical Clinic of South Coast-Burin is losing its only Registered Nurse. The position is being transferred to the Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre. The health authority expects the impact to be minimal.
- The lease for Cooke Aquaculture's salmon processing plant expires on January 31. The Barry Group Inc. will not renew its lease and plans to take over the facility. Cooke Aquaculture is looking for another facility and plans to be processing by spring.
- The provincial government announced $15,342 in funding to Netukulimk Fisheries Limited, a company that manages fishing activities by the Miawpukek Band, to complete efficiency audits on its vessels
- The MV Grace Sparkes, which provides ferry services to St. Brendan's, was taken off its normal run to service Bell Island while the Flanders is being repaired. In the interim, St. Brendan's will have a temporary helicopter service.
- A tentative agreement has been reached with workers at the Kiewit shipyard in Marystown. A ratification vote will take place over the coming days.
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