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Pulping control operators operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of wood, scrap pulp, recyclable paper and other cellulose materials in the production of pulp. They are employed by pulp and paper companies.
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- Co-ordinate and monitor the operation of screening equipment, washing equipment, digesters, mixing tanks and other pulp processing equipment from automated panel boards in central control room to control the processing of wood, scrap pulp, recyclable paper and other cellulose materials
- Observe panel indicators, gauges, video monitors and other instruments from central control room to detect equipment malfunctions and ensure pulp processes are operating within prescribed production limits
- Analyze instrument readings and production test samples and make adjustments, or direct pulp machine operators to make adjustments to pulp production process and equipment as required
- Complete and maintain production reports.
Outlook & Prospects for Pulping Control Operators in Annapolis Valley 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|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2011-06-21|
Currently the chances of Pulping Control Operators finding employment are limited because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area.
Although employment opportunities locally are limited, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Pulping Control Operators in Nova Scotia is expected to be limited over the next 5 years due to the small size of the occupation in the province.
Additional information on Pulping Control Operators (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- A 3,600-square-foot welcome centre will be built on the Acadia University campus in Wolfville. Construction is expected to last from the spring to the fall of 2014.
- Nova Scotia Tourism will move from Halifax to Windsor at the end of November. According to the provincial government, 18 of the 37 employees have opted to retire or take transfers to other departments, and the agency is working on filling the remaining positions.
- The Shand House Museum in Windsor will reopen by June for the 2014 tourist season, after remaining closed in 2013 due to a lack of staff. A heritage interpreter has been hired, and three more people will be added and trained before the opening.
- The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre in Cornwallis, which conducted research and training to wide-ranging personnel, is closing its doors. The work of the centre, which employed 12 people in recent years, will now be done in Ottawa.
- Blueberry producer Rainbow Farms Ltd. and the associated processing plant Misty Blue Ltd. in Upper Rawdon will go out of business after declaring bankruptcy. The business employed between 12 to 30 people annually, and was unable to recover from a large drop in blueberry prices in 2007.
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