9613- Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities

Job Description: 

Labourers in this unit group carry out a variety of material handling, cleaning and routine general labouring activities. They are employed by petroleum and natural gas processing, pipeline and petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, and by electrical, water and waste treatment utilities and services.

Main Duties: 

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

Feed and unload production machinery and equipment
Clean chemical processing machines and equipment and production areas
Move, sort and pile materials and products manually and using powered equipment
Assist other workers to operate, repair and maintain process equipment, gas distribution, water filtration and waste plant equipment
Perform general duties such as basic construction, painting and other manual tasks.

Employment Requirements: 

Completion of secondary school may be required.

Additional Inormation: 

Considerable mobility is possible among jobs in this unit group.
Progression to operator positions in the chemical or utility industry is possible with experience and appropriate qualifications.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Chemical plant machine operators (9421)
Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators (9232)
Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities (9212)
Water and waste treatment plant operators (9243)
Waterworks and gas maintenance workers (7442)

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