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||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014
- St. John¿s-based Talon Energy Services Inc., which specializes in energy services and solutions for the oil and gas sector, has received $500,000 in funding from the federal government to establish an industrial fabrication facility in Port aux Basques
- Scheduling and equipment delivery has delayed the opening of a salmon processing plant in Harbour Breton, which had been hoped to be operational by summer or fall. The plant is now expected to open in February 2015 and will employ 150 people.
- Cooke Aquaculture currently employs 27 full-time and nine casual workers at its fish processing plant in Hermitage-Sandyville. Operations are expected to continue with varying levels of employment over the next few months.
- The provincial government announced $565,000 in funding for infrastructure upgrades and health care projects in Grand Bank
- The provincial government announced $520,000 in funding to purchase fire trucks for the towns of Grand Bank and Lawn. Funding for the trucks will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- The provincial government announced $495,000 in funding for infrastructure upgrades and specialized equipment for long-term care residents in health centres in Port aux Basques and Burgeo
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