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Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing  (NOC 9231)
Capitale-Nationale Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing, operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of mineral ores, metals or cement. They are employed in mineral ore and metal processing plants such as copper, lead and zinc refineries, uranium processing plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, precious metal refineries and cement processing plants.

blast furnace operator, central control caster, central control room operator, chief flotation operator, console operator – cement manufacturing, pelletizing control operator, roaster operator, rolling mill control operator.

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing, perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the operation of a particular aspect of mineral ore, metal and cement processing production through control panels, computer terminals or other control systems, usually from a central control room
  • Operate multi-function central process control machinery to grind, separate, filter, melt, roast, treat, refine or otherwise process mineral ores
  • Observe computer printouts, video monitors and gauges to verify specified processing conditions and to make necessary adjustments
  • Co-ordinate and supervise production crew such as machine and process operators, tenders, assistants and helpers
  • Start up and shut down the production system in cases of emergency or as required by schedule
  • Provide or organize training for members of production crew
  • Maintain shift log of production and other data and prepare production and other reports.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Québec, Beauport, Charlesbourg, Donnacona, Saint-Raymond, Baie-Saint-Paul, Beaupré, Cap-Rouge, Château-Richer, Clermont, Donohue, Lac-Saint-Charles, La Malbaie--Pointe-au-Pic, L'Ancienne-Lorette, Loretteville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Saint-Émile, Val-Bélair, Le Moyne, Plage-Rhéaume, Sainte-Anne-Ouest, Sault-à-la-Puce

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Outlook & Prospects for Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing in Capitale-Nationale 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 Central Control and Process Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing in Capitale-Nationale Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Capitale-Nationale Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-21

Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the local area with few and infrequent job opportunities.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014 Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014
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