Job description Explosive Ordnance Detector near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what work is like for an explosive ordnance detector in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 7384).

Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.


Workers in other skilled trades occupations repair, service, install, calibrate or fabricate a variety of products, not elsewhere classified. This unit group also includes commercial divers. They are employed by a wide range of establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
  • 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.

Job titles

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

Related occupations

Source National Occupational Classification

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