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Railway and Motor Transport Labourers  (NOC 7622)
Prince Edward Island
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Railway and motor transport labourers perform a variety of tasks to assist track maintenance workers and railway yard workers, or motor transport operators. They are employed by railway transport companies and motor transport companies.

car checker, railway, delivery truck helper, furniture mover helper, mover helper, railway labourer, signal gang helper, swamper – truck transport, truck driver helper.

Railway labourers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Transport tools and equipment on push or hand car and perform other duties to assist railway track maintenance workers to lay, maintain and repair railway tracks
  • Cut vegetation growth from railway tracks using scythes and mowers
  • Check freight cars for physical damage and cleanliness.
Motor transport labourers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Assist truck and delivery drivers to load and unload vehicles
  • Perform labouring duties in warehouses.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Charlottetown, Summerside, Alberton, Cornwall, Kensington, Montague, Souris, Stratford

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Outlook & Prospects for Railway and Motor Transport Labourers in Prince Edward Island

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 Railway and Motor Transport Labourers in Prince Edward Island as well as in the rest of the Prince Edward Island.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Prince Edward Island Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2012-03-02

Employment prospects for railway and motor transport labourers are expected to be limited in 2012-2013 because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area.

Employment opportunities in this occupation are considered to be below average or relatively weak in the local area. However, a limited outlook should not prevent anyone from pursuing a specific career in which they are interested.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
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