Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Workers in this unit group operate single-function machines or machinery that is part of a larger production process to process mineral ore and metal products. 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.
aluminum classifier, asbestos dryer, billet heater, brick and tile crusher operator, cement miller, extrusion press operator, foil-winding machine operator, furnace charger, ladle pourer, lead refiner, lime kiln operator, mica sheet laminator, quenching car operator, scrap metal shredder, sintering machine operator, slurry equipment operator, steel roller, uranium classifier operator, zinc cell operator.
- Set up, prepare and adjust mineral ore, metal and cement processing machinery to carry out one step in the overall mineral ore or metal processing operation
- Operate single-function machinery to grind, separate, filter, mix, treat, cast, roll, refine or otherwise process mineral ores
- Observe gauges, meters, computer printouts, video monitors and products to ensure correct operation of machine and verify specified processing conditions
- Make adjustments to machinery as required
- Record production information and complete reports
- May assist with machinery maintenance or repair.
Wages for Machine Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing in Kingston - Pembroke Region
Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||12.50||20.31||28.85||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||N/A||N/A||N/A||Note|
|Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region||12.50||20.31||28.85||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|London Region||12.50||20.31||28.85||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Ottawa Region||14.37||19.50||27.51||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||12.50||20.31||28.85||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Toronto Region||12.50||20.31||28.85||NoteLink opens in a new window|
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