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 Mar 31 - Apr 04, 2014
- The provincial government announced $1.4M in funding for the construction of a multi-purpose facility for Bay St. George. The project is cost-shared by the provincial government and the town of Bay St. George South.
- The hook and line halibut fishery will open in area 3Pn on the southwest coast on April 3. However, due to issues around the migration of cod, it will close again on April 7.
- The provincial government announced $101,439 in funding to support the revitalization of the Iron Springs Bridge, and to improve access to the Chambers Cove Trail Network in St. Lawrence
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada has extended the cod fishing season indefinitely on the south coast of NL. The extension was requested by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union, representing fishermen and plant workers.
- The provincial government announced $561,852 in funding to Dynamic Air Shelters of Grand Bank to allow the company to expand their current operations and explore new markets
- The provincial government announced $177,726 in funding to the Fortune Harbour Authority to complete an extension to a new ferry terminal for passengers travelling to and from St. Pierre and Miquelon
- Coastal Gold Corporation of Toronto is selling the assets of its nickel-copper project in Goian State, Brazil to Falcon Metals. This sale will allow the company to focus on the development of the Hope Brook gold project on the southwest coast of Newfoundland.
- A tender has been issued for road improvements to the Bay d'Espoir Highway. This is part of the $30M pre-commitment of the provincial Budget 2014 to guarantee an early start for projects throughout the province.
- 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.
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