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 Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- Work is well underway on the drilling support module for Hebron's gravity-based structure (GBS) at Kiewit Offshore Services in Marystown. There are 1,250 employees working on the project, and Kiewit is looking to hire electricians and pipefitters.
- The federal and provincial governments, together with the Town of Marystown, have contributed over $14M in cost-shared funding for a new recreational complex in Marystown on the Burin Peninsula
- The provincial government announced $829,000 in capital works funding for water system upgrade projects in Baine Harbour and Burin. The projects will be cost-shared between the provincial government and the towns of Baine Harbour and Burin.
- The provincial government announced $1.2M in funding for the completion of a water project and for road and sewer upgrades to the towns in the Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune district. The projects will be cost-shared between the government and the towns.
- The provincial government has awarded a $121,200 contract to North Shore Roofing Ltd of Mount Pearl to replace the roof at Bay d'Espoir Academy in Milltown. Work is expected to be completed in September.
- The provincial government awarded a $5.8M contract to Puddister Trading Company and Norcon Marine Services to provide a ferry service to the south coast communities of La Poile and Rencontre East
- The provincial government announced $350,000 in funding for upgrades to the water system in Burgeo. The funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the Town of Burgeo.
- Canada Fluorspar in St. Lawrence has been sold to CF Acquisition Inc., a subsidiary of Golden Gate Capital. However, the company will still be managed by the current management team in St. John's.
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