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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.
- 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.
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
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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||<Not assigned>||2012-10-18|
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 May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Struggling with financial difficulties, restaurant chain Le Commensal has decided to shut down 3 of its 8 restaurants, namely the ones located in Québec, Boisbriand and Toronto. In Québec, 18 people have been laid off. (available in French only)
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Aliments Original will cease its operations in Québec and transfer entirely to Ontario. The company had three factories in Québec, two in Québec City and one in Châteauguay. In Québec City, 120 jobs will be lost and a further 30 lost in Châteauguay. (available in French only)
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Québec City will invest at least $2.4M in a virtual safe box pilot project developed by the Almerys society. This group has promised an investment of $15M in the project and will hire approximately forty people in Quebec. (available in French only)
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- The Ville de Québec has entrusted the management of its library network to the Institut canadien de Québec (ICQ). This change of organization will lead to the layoff of 50 temporary employees by July 1, 2013. (available in French only)
- Daycare Ma petite école Einstein, located on boulevard Lebourgneuf in Québec, has doubled its reception capacity. Currently, the daycare counts 23 employees. The addition of more space will lead to the creation of more than 20 jobs.
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