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This unit group includes fish plant machine operators, who set up and operate machinery to process and package fish products, and fish plant cutters and cleaners, who cut, trim and clean fish by hand. Fish plant workers are employed in fish processing plants.
fish cake maker, fish canning machine operator, fish cleaner and cutter, fish cutting machine operator, fish plant worker, shellfish processor, shellfish separator tender, shellfish shucker, trimmer – fish processing.
- Set up and operate machines to clean, cut, cook, smoke, brine, dehydrate or otherwise process fish products
- Set up and operate machines to can, bag, box or otherwise package fish products
- Check products and packaging for defects and to ensure conformance to company standards and perform corrective machine adjustments as required
- Record production information such as quantity, weight, date and type of products packaged.
- Cut, clean and trim fish prior to marketing or further processing
- Scrape away scales, cut fish, separate fillets and remove scrap parts using knife
- Check fish fillets to determine optimal number and size of fillet sections, cut sections according to specifications and place in container for weighing
- Disjoint and remove meat from lobsters or other crustaceans preparatory to canning or further processing.
Outlook & Prospects for Fish Plant Workers in Edmonton 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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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- MCL Waste Systems is planning a $22M waste processing and recycling facility for Drayton Valley. The project, which has already received $10M from the Alberta carbon tax fund, plans to produce a pelleted end product that can be used for energy production.
- Saipem Canada has opened Alberta's first indoor module construction and assembly facility in Edmonton. The new plant, which will be in full production by early spring 2014, will be hiring hundreds of tradespersons to meet the production target of more than 25 modules per month.
- Suncor Energy Inc. and Strathcona County are partnering to build a new water main for Suncor's refinery in Sherwood Park. The $5M line will provide the refinery with an emergency back-up water source.
- The City of Edmonton is planning $168M in infrastructure improvements starting in 2015 to alleviate flooding in parts of the city
- The Canadian Welding Bureau has started construction on a training, certification and testing facility in Nisku
- BCM Developments has announced plans for the Edmontonian, a 71-storey office, condominium and hotel high-rise in downtown Edmonton. The building, designed to be the tallest in Western Canada, will be situated near the downtown arena project.
- Air Products Canada Ltd. is building and operating a world-scale hydrogen plant adjacent to Shell Canada's Scotford facility near Edmonton. The plant should be operating by the second half of 2015.
- The University of Alberta is facing a $56M funding shortfall for 2014-2015 L¿Université d¿Alberta fait face à un déficit de financement de 56 M$ pour 2014-2015
- Newmark Knight Frank Devencore, a major commercial real-estate brokerage, has recently opened an office in Edmonton
- The largest Costco warehouse store in Western Canada recently opened in St. Albert
- Botanica Developments is building two condominium projects with a total of 290-units in St. Alberta. Construction is expected to start in February 2014 and last for 20 months.
- Stewart Weir, a Sherwood Park-based engineering and surveying company, was recently purchased by Opus International Consultants for $50M
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