Other trades helpers and labourers

Other trades helpers and labourers

NOC
7612

Assist tradespersons with the installation and repair of industrial machinery, transportation and heavy equipment, telecommunication and power cables and other related equipment.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Limited
Limited

3 Year Job Openings

15
 

Median Hourly Wage

$16.75
$13.07
Low
$22.44
High

Median Salary

$26,753
 

Typically Required

On-the-job training

Employed

224
 

% Working Full Time

95%
 

% Working Full Year

46%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes trade helpers and labourers, not elsewhere classified, who 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.

Main Duties

Trade helpers and labourers in this unit group perform 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.

Also Known As

  • aerial spraying assistant
  • aircraft mechanic helper
  • cable installer helper
  • diesel mechanic helper
  • ground worker - telecommunications
  • mechanic's helper - automotive
  • millwright helper
  • refrigeration mechanic helper
  • splicer helper - telecommunications
  • surveyor helper
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education may be required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

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.

Data legend

13.8%
Female
86.2%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

10.3%
15-24
20.5%
25-34
28.2%
35-44
28.2%
45-54
12.8%
55-64
0.0%
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.

Data legend

30.8%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
30.8%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
15.4%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
23.1%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
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.

Data legend

20.5%
Construction
15.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
12.8%
Manufacturing
51.3%
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.

Data legend

38.50%
Northeast
20.50%
Southeast
12.80%
Southwest
12.80%
Central
15.40%
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.

Data legend

$29,596
Northeast
$31,315
Southeast
N/A
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.

Northeast

$17.00
$14.00
Low
$22.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
No Data Available
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

$26,753

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$44,201

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

New Brunswick

$26,753

Newfoundland

$31,354

Prince Edward Island

$12,764

Nova Scotia

$21,445

Canada

$27,454
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

15
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-9
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

24
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

67
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-10
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

77