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Labourers in Metal Fabrication  (NOC 9612)
Mauricie Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Labourers in this unit group remove excess metal and unwanted materials from metal parts, castings and other metal products and perform other labouring activities. They are employed in structural steel, boiler and platework fabrication plants, heavy machinery manufacturing plants, sheet metal fabrication shops, shipbuilding and other metal products manufacturing companies.

chipper-grinder, forge helper, grinder-deburrer, labourer – metal fabrication, metal cleaner, metalworking machine helper, plater helper, shipfitter helper, shotblaster, wheelabrator operator.

Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Read and interpret work orders
  • Operate metal cleaning equipment such as wheelabrators, deburrers and shotblasters to remove excess welds, rust, scale and other material from surfaces of metal parts, castings and other metal products
  • Polish metal products to mirror finish
  • Immerse metal products in cleaning solutions
  • Assist structural steel and platework fitters, sheet metal workers, metalworking machine operators or other metal workers
  • Transport raw materials and finished metal products manually or using hoists or other devices
  • Sort metal sheets and parts, scrap metal and other materials
  • Clean work areas and equipment
  • Load and unload vehicles using hand truck or dolly
  • May cut, grind or chip excess metal from metal products using hand tools.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Trois-Rivières, Louiseville, Shawinigan, Grand-Mère, La Tuque, Sainte-Marthe-du-Cap, Saint-Louis-de-France, Saint-Tite, Shawinigan-Sud, Les Vieilles-Forges

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Outlook & Prospects for Labourers in Metal Fabrication in Mauricie Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Labourers in Metal Fabrication in Mauricie Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Mauricie Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2014-07-21

For the 2013-2015 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be limited for this occupation.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014
  • Shawinigan has welcomed its first IGA mini located in the heart of Québec. This new concept, part small grocery store and part convenience store, offers a restaurant service. Approximately 15 jobs have been created because of its opening inside the commercial complex, which includes a service station and car wash.
Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
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