List of Trades in the Construction IndustryList of Trades in the Construction Industry

There are so many trades to choose from in Canada’s construction industry.  Here is a list to get you started. 

To find out more about each trade go to www.aboriginalconstructioncareers.ca. and check out the EXPLORE section.

  • Analyzer Technician
  • Boilermaker
  • Bricklayer
  • Building Inspector
  • Buyer/Purchasing Agent
  • Cabinetmaker
  • Carpenter
  • Concrete Finisher
  • Construction Estimator
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Millwright/Industrial Mechanic
  • Contract Administrator
  • Crane Operator
  • Cribber
  • Driller/Blaster
  • Electrician
  • Elevator Constructor/Mechanic
  • Engineering/Design Consultant
  • Equipment Inspector
  • Exterior Finisher
  • Field/Project Engineer
  • First Level Construction Supervisor Floor Covering Installer
  • Framer
  • Gasfitter
  • Glazier
  • Heat and Frost Insulator
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Home Appraiser Home and Property Inspector
  • Interior Finisher
  • Ironworker/Structural Metal fabricator and Fitter
  • Landscaper
  • Line worker
  • Painter and Decorator
  • Plasterer/Drywall Installer and Finisher/Lather
  • Plumber
  • Project Manager/Project Coordinator
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Roofer/Shingler
  • Rotating Equipment Inspector
  • Safety Officer
  • Scheduler/Expediter
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Shop Foreman
  • Site Superintendent
  • Small Construction Company Owner
  • Steamfitter / pipefitter Sprinkler system installer
  • Surveyor
  • Technical Instructor
  • Technical Salesperson/Supplier
  • Tilesetter
  • Trades Helper/Labourer
  • Welder/Related Machine Operator
  • X-Ray Technician

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