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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 Undetermined 2014-06-23

Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Prince Edward Island with few and infrequent job opportunities.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Prince Edward Island was 27 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 200 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Local Labour Market News

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