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Hide and Pelt Processing Workers  (NOC 9453)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Hide and pelt processing workers trim, scrape, clean, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs. They are employed by leather tanning, fur dressing and leather and fur dyeing establishments.

beating machine tender, leather buffer, leather stretcher, pelt dresser, shaving machine tender, tanner.

Hide and pelt processing workers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Cut particles of flesh and fat from hides or pelts prior to processing using hand and powered cutting knives and remove loose hair from hides and pelts
  • Operate machines to remove flesh or hair from hides, skins or pelts and shave hides to uniform thickness
  • Shear fur or wool hides to produce pelts with hair of specified or uniform length
  • Prepare solutions according to pre-established formulas in vats or revolving drums and immerse hides and skins to clean, dehair, pickle, dye, oil or tan
  • Adjust rotation and mixing action of vats according to state of pelts
  • Immerse pelts to clean, soften and preserve
  • Operate machines to polish or roughen hides or skins to specified finish
  • Tint or dye furs to enhance natural shades of fur
  • May maintain and repair vats and other machinery.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Moncton, Bouctouche, Dieppe, Richibucto, Riverview, Sackville, Shediac, McEwen, Salisbury

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Outlook & Prospects for Hide and Pelt Processing Workers in Moncton--Richibucto 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 Hide and Pelt Processing Workers in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region N/A N/A

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
  • The Foyer Saint-Antoine nursing home in Kent County will add 30 beds as part of a $9.2M expansion. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2015.
  • Piatto Pizzeria & Enoteca, an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria, has opened on Maine Street in Moncton
Week of Jun 09 - Jun 13, 2014
  • A three-year, $14M bridge construction project has been announced in Saint-Louis-de-Kent. The tender for a single contract will be opened later this month. Preconstruction work, with a budget of $1M, is set to begin this summer.
Week of Jun 02 - Jun 06, 2014
  • Work to develop the site of the $104M surgical suite at Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton has officially begun. The hospital is also in the midst of constructing a $10.5M breast health centre which is expected to open in October 2014.
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