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Labourers in this unit group carry out a variety of material handling, cleaning and routine general labouring activities. They are employed by petroleum and natural gas processing, pipeline and petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, and by electrical, water and waste treatment utilities.
cleaner, filter – chemical processing, cleaner, still – chemical processing, coating machine feeder – chemical processing, helper – chemical processing, labourer – gas utility, loader – chemical processing, retort unloader, water intake tender, waterworks labourer.
- Feed and unload production machinery and equipment
- Clean chemical processing machines and equipment and production areas
- Move, sort and pile materials and products manually and using powered equipment
- Assist other workers to operate, repair and maintain process equipment, gas distribution, water filtration and waste water plant equipment
- Perform general duties such as basic construction, painting and other manual tasks.
Outlook & Prospects for Labourers in Chemical Products Processing and Utilities in Fredericton--Oromocto
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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According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 30, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.
Local Labour Market News
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Seven New Brunswick researchers have received $500,000 from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. The funding will be used to hire research technicians in their respective fields.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Fredericton MP Keith Ashfield announced, on behalf of Defence Minister Peter MacKay, that the Military Family Resource Centre at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown will undergo a $1.89M renovation and expansion. Simpson Building Contractors Ltd. of Fredericton was awarded the contract.
- The re-construction of the Garrison District Ale House in downtown Fredericton is expected to begin in a few weeks with a reopening planned for August. Fire destroyed part of the structure in January resulting in 35 employees loosing their jobs. The owner expects to employ a similar number of workers once it reopens.
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- The $39 million expansion of the Kingswood Golf Resort outside Frederiction has received planning approval. Work is expected to begin on a hotel component in June. The expansion also includes an indoor water park and a residential development.
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- The provincial government has announced that it will close the Agriculture Laboratory Service in Fredericton. The agricultural laboratory which provides soil testing for New Brunswick farmers will close on June 28. The laboratory has been in operations for 80 years and is located on the grounds of the experimental farm in Lincoln.
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