Installers and servicers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Read blueprints or work order specifications to determine layout and installation procedures
B. Measure and mark guidelines to be used for installations
C. 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
D. Install, repair and service exterior prefabricated products such as siding, shutters, awnings, fencing, decks, septic systems, signs and play structures using hand and power tools.
1. Construction - 58.0%
2. Retail trade - 10.0%
3. Wholesale trade - 5.0%
4. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 4.0%
5. Wood product manufacturing - 3.0%
6. Furniture and related product manufacturing - 3.0%
7. Fabricated metal product manufacturing - 3.0%
1. Some secondary school education is usually required.
2. On-the-job training and several months of related installing, repairing or servicing experience are usually required.
3. A driver's licence may be required.
4. Many recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade/vocational certificate.
3. Industrial Arts
The average hourly wages for Residential and Commercial Installers and Servicers is $15.49/HR, which is below average for occupations in the trades, transport and equipment operators sector and close to the average for all intermediate occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.