National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.0

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73 - Maintenance and equipment operation trades

This major group comprises occupations in maintenance and equipment operation trades, which usually require more than two years of apprenticeship or on-the-job training in the trade. It includes contractors and supervisors, maintenance trades and heavy equipment and transport operators; machinery and transportation equipment mechanics (except motor vehicles); automotive service technicians; other mechanics and related repairers; train crew operations occupations; crane operators, drillers and blasters; and printing press operators and other trades and related occupations, not elsewhere classified.

730 - Contractors and supervisors, maintenance trades and heavy equipment and transport operators

This minor group includes maintenance trade contractors and heavy equipment and transport operator contractors who own and operate their own businesses; and supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in maintenance and heavy equipment and transport operator trades. They are employed by railway transport companies and urban transit systems; utilities; aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul establishments; airlines and other aircraft operators; industrial machinery and transportation equipment and vehicle manufacturers; companies that own and operate heavy equipment and heavy equipment dealers, rental and service establishments; elevator construction and maintenance companies; refrigeration and air conditioning installation contractors, retail and servicing establishments and food wholesalers; engineering firms; motor vehicle dealers, garages, truck and trailer dealerships, fleet maintenance companies, and service stations; heating systems installation and service companies; appliance repair shops service companies and repair departments of retail and wholesale establishments; and electrical repair shops, service shops of electrical equipment manufacturers and maintenance departments of manufacturing companies; or they may be self-employed.

731 - Machinery and transportation equipment mechanics (except motor vehicles)

This minor group includes construction millwrights and industrial mechanics; heavy-duty equipment mechanics; refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics; railway carmen; aircraft mechanics and inspectors; machine fitters; and elevator constructors and mechanics. They are employed by millwrighting contractors, manufacturing plants, utilities and other industrial establishments; heavy equipment dealers, rental and service establishments and companies that own and operate heavy equipment; refrigeration and air conditioning installation contractors, food wholesalers, engineering firms and retail and servicing establishments; railway transport companies and urban transit systems; aircraft manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul establishments, and airlines and other aircraft operators; industrial machinery and transportation equipment manufacturing industries; and elevator construction and maintenance companies.

732 - Automotive service technicians

This minor group includes automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, mechanical repairers and motor vehicle body repairers. They are employed by motor vehicle dealers, garages, truck and trailer dealerships and fleet maintenance companies; service stations, automotive specialty shops, transportation companies and retail establishments which have automotive service shops; automobile dealerships, body repair shops and appraisal centres; and motor vehicle manufacturers.

733 - Other mechanics and related repairers

This minor group includes oil and solid fuel heating mechanics; appliance servicers and repairers; electrical mechanics; motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics; and other small engine and small equipment repairers. They are employed by heating systems installation and service companies; repair shops, appliance service companies and repair departments of retail and wholesale establishments; independent electrical repair shops, service shops of electrical equipment manufacturers and maintenance departments of manufacturing companies; service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers; other dealer service shops; and independent service establishments; or they may be self-employed.

736 - Train crew operating occupations

This minor group includes railway and yard locomotive engineers, railway conductors and brakemen/women. They are employed by railway transport companies and industrial and commercial users of rail transport.

737 - Crane operators, drillers and blasters

This minor group includes crane operators; surface mining, quarrying and construction drillers and blasters; and water well drillers. They are employed by construction, industrial, cargo handling, railway, mining and quarrying companies; drilling and blasting and water well drilling contractors; and governments; or they may be self-employed.

738 - Printing press operators and other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.

This minor group includes printing press operators and other trades and related occupations, not elsewhere classified. They are employed by commercial printing companies; newspapers, magazines, and other publishing companies; establishments in the public and private sectors that have in-house printing departments; and a wide range of other establishments; or they may be self-employed.

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