Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers (NOC 7535)

Job titles

  • automobile lubricator
  • automotive muffler installer
  • automotive radiator installer
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Nature of work

Workers in this group install replacement automotive mechanical parts such as mufflers, exhaust pipes, shock absorbers, springs and radiators and perform routine maintenance service such as oil changes, lubrication and tire repairs on automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment. They are employed by automobile and truck service and repair shops, service departments of industrial establishments and construction, mining and logging companies.

Fields of interest

  • Making or building things, constructing, doing repairs, and performing installations
  • Working in transportation and maintenance
  • Working with your hands

Main duties

  • Automotive mechanical installers and servicers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Change engine oil and lubricate running gears or moving parts of automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • - Grease booms, pulleys, buckets and other components of heavy equipment
  • - Replace oil, air and fuel filters on motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • - Install replacement mufflers, exhaust pipes, shock absorbers or radiators on motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • - Repair and balance tires
  • - Add or replace hydraulic and transmission fluids in motor vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment
  • - Assist mechanics and perform other duties as directed
  • - Drive automobile or service truck to location of construction, logging or other industrial sites to provide services.

Main characteristics of the occupation

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school may be required.
  • * Several months of on-the-job training are usually required.

Skill type

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

Skill level

  • Intermediate

More information

  • * There is some mobility among installers and servicers in this unit group.
  • * Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.