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7612 – Other trades helpers and labourers

Other trades helpers and labourers assist skilled tradespersons and perform labouring activities in the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial machinery, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning equipment, in the maintenance and repair of transportation and heavy equipment, in the installation and repair of telecommunication and power cables and in other repair and service work settings. They are employed by a wide variety of manufacturing, utility and service companies.


Index of titles

Example titles

Aerial spraying assistant

Aerial spraying lineman/woman

Air conditioning mechanic helper

Aircraft instrument mechanic helper

Aircraft mechanic helper

Automobile body repairer helper

Automobile bumper straightener

Automotive electrician helper

Automotive mechanic helper

Cable installation and repair helper – telecommunications

Cable installer helper

Cable repairer helper

Cable repairer helper – telecommunications

Cable splicer helper

Cableman/woman helper

Chainman/woman – land surveying

Chemical process equipment mechanic helper

Commercial air conditioning mechanic helper

Compassman/woman – land surveying

Construction equipment mechanic helper

Crawler track repairer helper

Diesel mechanic helper

Diver helper

Electric cable network installer helper

Electric cable splicer helper

Electric motor repairer helper

Electric power and wire communications labourer

Electrical mechanic helper

Elevator constructor helper

Elevator mechanic helper

Engine fitter helper

Factory maintenance mechanic helper

Field mechanic helper

Fire equipment servicer helper

Furnace repairer helper

Gas meter repairer helper

Ground hand – telecommunications

Ground worker – power lines

Ground worker – telecommunications

Hand peat moss cutter

Heating and air conditioning mechanic helper

Heating and cooling mechanic helper

Heavy equipment mechanic helper

Industrial instrument repairer helper

Industrial machinery oiler

Industrial mechanic helper

Installer helper – telecommunications

Lineman/woman helper

Lineman/woman helper – power and communication lines

Liner replacer – ore-processing equipment

Lineworker helper

Machine mechanic-fitter helper

Marine electrician helper

Mechanic helper

Mechanic-fitter helper

Mechanic’s helper – automotive

Mill mechanic helper

Millwright helper

Mobile equipment repairer helper

Mobile mechanic helper

Motor vehicle body repairer helper

Motor vehicle mechanic helper

Motorman/woman – offshore drilling rig

Oil burner maintainer helper

Oil burner mechanic helper

Oil burner technician helper

Ore-processing equipment repairer helper

Peat digger

Pipefitter helper – shipbuilding

Power cable system installer helper

Powered-machine or towed-machine repairer helper – construction

Powerhouse electrician helper

Powerhouse mechanical repairer helper

Powerhouse oiler

Protective signal servicer helper

Pump-installer and repairer helper

Railway car repairer helper

Refrigeration mechanic helper

Rig mechanic helper

Rodman/woman – land surveying

Sewing machine mechanic helper

Sewing machine repairer helper

Ship machinery installer helper

Shipbuilding electrician helper

Shipyard electrician helper

Small-engine mechanic helper

Splicer helper – telecommunications

Squeak, rattle and leak locator

Stakeman/woman – land surveying

Staker – detailer

Stationary engine oiler

Surveying and optical instruments repairer helper

Surveyor helper

Switchman/woman helper – telecommunications

Telephone cable splicer helper

Underground cable helper

Underground cable splicer helper

Utilities instrument mechanic helper

Utility pole installer

Window air conditioner repairer helper

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Move tools, equipment and other materials to and from work areas

Assist in splicing overhead and underground communications and electric power transmission cables

Assist in repairing, maintaining and installing industrial machinery and equipment

Assist in repairing, maintaining and installing refrigeration, heating and air conditioning equipment

Assist in repairing, maintaining and installing elevators

Assist in repairing and maintaining stationary electric power generating and distribution equipment

Assist in mechanical, electrical and body repairs of aircraft, railway cars, automobiles, trucks, buses, heavy equipment and motorcycles

Assist in repairing electrical appliances, small engines or other similar equipment

Mix fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides and load mixture into airplane for aerial spraying

Assist in land surveying activities, such as holding or moving stakes and rods, clearing brush and debris from line of survey and transporting surveying tools to work area

Perform other labouring and elemental tasks as required.

Employment requirements

Some secondary school education may be required.

On-the-job training is provided.

Additional information

There is little or no mobility between occupations in this unit group.


Construction trades helpers and labourers (7611)