Job description Locksmith in Canada

Find out what work is like for a locksmith in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 72999).

Other technical trades and related occupations


Workers in other technical trades occupations repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products. This unit group also includes commercial divers. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Other technical trades and related occupations have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Die setters
  • Select dies for forging according to work order and specifications; position align and bolt dies to ram and anvil of power presses and hammers.
  • Commercial divers
  • Perform underwater activities related to construction, inspection, search, salvage, repair and photography.

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 72999), and a list of similar occupations:

  • aircraft patternmaker
  • blacksmith
  • commercial diver
  • die setter
  • explosive ordnance detector
  • farrier
  • gunsmith
  • locksmith
  • reclamation diver
  • restoration steeplejack
  • safe maker
  • saw fitter
  • small arms repairer
  • toolsmith
  • underwater contractor
  • vault repairer

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Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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