Residential and commercial installers and servicers (NOC 7441)

Job titles

  • air treatment installer
  • aluminum door and window installer
  • aluminum siding installer
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Nature of work

Workers in this unit group 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.

Fields of interest

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

Main duties

  • Installers and servicers in this unit group perform 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.

Main characteristics of the occupation

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.

Skill type

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

Skill level

  • Intermediate

More information

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