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Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics  (NOC 7335)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Mechanics in this unit group test, repair and service small gasoline and diesel-powered equipment, such as garden tractors, outboard motors, lawn mowers and other related equipment. They are employed by dealer service shops and by independent service establishments.

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Mechanics in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
  • Inspect and test engine, motors 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 equipment for proper performance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
  • Determine estimates of repair cost.
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Outlook & Prospects for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics in Newfoundland and Labrador

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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Table on the employment potential for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Newfoundland and Labrador Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-06-25

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics (NOC 7335) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Employment growth in this occupation is expected to be stronger than average. However, this growth will be partially offset by average proportions of workers retiring, as well as unemployed workers with experience in this occupation who may compete for available jobs.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Newfoundland and Labrador was 44 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Local Labour Market News

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