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7441 – Residential and commercial installers and servicers

Residential and commercial installers and servicers install and service a wide variety of interior and exterior prefabricated products such as windows, doors, electrical appliances, water heaters, fences, play structures and septic and irrigation systems at residential, commercial or institutional properties. They are employed by companies specializing in specific product installation and service.

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Example titles

  • Aluminum window installer
  • Eavestrough installer
  • Electric appliance installer
  • Exterior cladder
  • Fence erector
  • Hot tub installer
  • Irrigation technician - installation and maintenance
  • Kitchen cupboard and vanity installer
  • Recreation structure erector
  • Siding installer
  • Sign installer
  • Swimming pool installer
  • Water conditioner servicer
  • Water heater servicer
  • Window installer

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Read blueprints or work order specifications to determine layout and installation procedures
  • Measure and mark guidelines to be used for installations
  • Install, repair and service interior prefabricated products such as doors, windows, kitchen cupboards, bathroom vanities, water heaters and household appliances using hand and power tools
  • Install, repair and service exterior prefabricated products such as siding, shutters, awnings, fencing, decks, septic and irrigation systems, signs and play structures using hand and power tools.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • On-the-job training and several months of related installing, repairing or servicing experience are usually required.
  • A driver's licence may be required.

Additional information

  • There is some mobility among the various types of installers and servicers in this unit group.

Exclusions

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
7 - Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Skill level
C - Occupations usually require secondary school and/or occupation-specific training.
Major group
74 - Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers
Minor group
744 - Other installers, repairers and servicers
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2016 Version 1.0
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