Other small engine and small equipment repairers

Other small engine and small equipment repairers

NOC
7335

Repair and service small gasoline and diesel-powered engines and equipment, such as garden tractors, lawn mowers and other related equipment.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

18
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$17,150
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

121
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

59%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Workers in this unit group test, repair and service small gasoline and diesel-powered engines and equipment, such as garden tractors, lawn mowers and other related equipment. They are employed by dealer service shops and by independent service establishments.

Main Duties

Workers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
  • Inspect and test engines and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
  • Test and adjust repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
  • Determine estimates of repair cost.

Also Known As

  • air-cooled engine mechanic
  • gasoline powered lawn mower repairer
  • lawn and garden equipment technician
  • small engine technician
  • small equipment mechanic apprentice
  • small equipment repairer
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program is usually required.
  • Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program in small engine or equipment repair or A combination of several years of work experience and high school or college courses in small engine or equipment repair are usually required for trade certification.
  • Small engine or equipment mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario and Nunavut.
  • Inboard/outboard mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Ontario and British Columbia.
  • Outdoor power equipment technician trade certification, for specified types of equipment, is available, but voluntary, in Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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0.0%
Female
100.0%
Male
Employment by age

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8.3%
15-24
8.3%
25-34
8.3%
35-44
33.3%
45-54
25.0%
55-64
16.7%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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16.7%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
37.5%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
16.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
20.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
8.3%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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66.7%
Other services (except public administration)
14.3%
Retail trade
9.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing
9.5%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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8.70%
Northeast
34.80%
Southeast
34.80%
Southwest
21.70%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
$37,631
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$17,150

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$28,117

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$17,150

Newfoundland

$29,755

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$30,752

Canada

$32,205
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

18
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

17
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

59
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

53