Skills Electrical Mechanic in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "electrical mechanic" was moved from the group Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) to the group Electrical mechanics (NOC 72422).
Find out what skills you typically need to work as an electrical mechanic in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Electrical mechanics (NOC 72422).
- Test and observe electrical and mechanical conditions of equipment
- Troubleshoot and repair electric motors, transformers, switchgear, generators and other electro-mechanical equipment
- Use machining tools to fabricate or recondition parts
- Replace or recondition shafts, bearings, commutators and other components
- Weld or braze components
- Instruct apprentices
- Wind, assemble and install various types of coils
- Perform static or dynamic balancing of armatures or rotors
- Read and interpret blueprints
- Perform some machining to recondition or modify shafts, commutators or other parts
- Perform on-site servicing and repair
- Test and repair or replace faulty wiring or components in electrical switchgear
- Test repaired motors, transformers, switchgear or other electrical apparatus to ensure proper performance
Skills and Knowledge Checklist
The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.
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