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This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments in the following primary industries: forestry and logging, mining and quarrying, oil and gas drilling, production and servicing operations, and commercial fishing.
director of mining, manager, drilling operations, manager, fishing operations, manager, forestry operations, manager, gas field operations, manager, oil well servicing, mine manager, quarry manager, shore captain – fishing.
- Oversee and analyze operations in forestry, logging, mining, quarrying, or oil and gas operations or in services to logging, mining and oil and gas industries, or in commercial fishing
- Recommend operational changes to senior management when necessary to ensure that production quotas and procedures are met
- Prepare production reports for review by senior management
- Confer with other managers to set production quotas, to plan extraction sites and to develop policies for the removal of raw materials
- Evaluate efficiency of production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, and make changes to work schedule or equipment when necessary
- Ensure adherence to safety regulations
- Hire personnel and oversee training needs of staff
- May direct peripheral activities such as the construction of access roads or temporary living quarters.
Outlook & Prospects for Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture) in Edmundston--Woodstock 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|
|Edmundston--Woodstock Region||<Not assigned>||2011-05-24|
According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a medium-sized occupational group with a labour force of 105, and an unemployment rate (24%) that is above the average (8%) for all occupations in the area. Also, the average age of primary production managers (except agriculture) is 46, which is above the average age (40) of all occupations.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is above the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Primary production managers (except agriculture) work mostly in the information, culture and recreation, wholesale trade, finance, insurance, real estate and leasing and transportation and warehousing industries.
This occupation is classified as "significant" because there is a large percentage of primary production managers (except agriculture) working within the area and/or it is a strategically important occupation to the local labour market.
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