7334- Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics

Job Description: 

Mechanics in this unit group test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles. They are employed by service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers and by independent service establishments.

Main Duties: 

Mechanics in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
Inspect and test engine and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
Test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance
Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
Determine estimates of repair cost
May repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts.

Employment Requirements: 

Completion of secondary school is usually required.
For motorcycle mechanics, completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program
A combination of over three years of work experience in the trade and some high school or college courses in motorcycle repair is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
Motorcycle mechanic trade certification is compulsory in Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and British Columbia.
Other mechanics in this unit group may require several years of on-the-job training.
Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified motorcycle mechanics upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Additional Inormation: 

The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.
There is mobility among some occupations in this unit group.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Other small engine and small equipment repairers (7335)
Supervisors of motorcycle and related equipment mechanics (in 7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X