Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9613  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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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 and services.

Alternate Job Titles

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  • Batch Dryer Tender Helper
  • Bath Mix Solvent Recoverer
  • Boiler Operator Helper
  • Boiler Water Tester
  • Boilerhouse Helper
  • Bullet Lubricant Compounder
  • Catalyst Operator Helper, Gasoline
  • Chemical Plant Labourer
  • Coating Machine Feeder - Chemical Processing
  • Compressed Gas Plant Worker
  • Crutcher Operator Helper
  • Distillation Equipment Helper
  • Distillation Equipment Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Distiller Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Dryer Tender Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Electrode Cleaner
  • Electrolytic Cell Cleaner
  • Equipment Cleaner - Chemical Processing
  • Film Spooler
  • Filter Cleaner - Chemical Processing
  • Filtration Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Flue Cleaner - Utilities
  • Gas Fitter Helper - Utilities
  • Gas Utility Labourer
  • Gasket Coater
  • Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Integrator Operator
  • Labourer - Chemical Processing
  • Labourer - Gas Utility
  • Landfill Scale Operator
  • Landfill Weigh Scale Attendant
  • Loader - Chemical Processing
  • Mill Charger - Chemical Processing
  • Oven Loader - Chemical Processing
  • Paint Plant Labourer
  • Paint Pourer
  • Petroleum Process Operator Helper
  • Petroleum Refinery Labourer
  • Pigment Presser
  • Powerhouse Helper
  • Rack Loader
  • Refrigeration Plant Operator Helper
  • Retort Unloader
  • Sample Preparer - Chemical Processing
  • Sampler - Chemical Processing
  • Saturating Machine Feeder - Chemical Processing
  • Shutdown Labourer - Chemical Processing
  • Slug-press Feeder
  • Stationary Engineer Helper
  • Still Cleaner - Chemical Processing
  • Stove-bottom Worker
  • Stove-carriage Worker
  • Substation Operator Helper
  • Sulphuric Acid Plant Operator Helper
  • Temperature Regulator
  • Transformer Stockroom Attendant
  • Treater Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Varnish Maker Helper
  • Water Intake Tender
  • Water Intake Tender - Utilities
  • Waterworks Labourer
  • Wax Moulder
  • Coating Machine Feeder - Chemical Processing
  • Filter Cleaner - Chemical Processing
  • Helper - Chemical Processing
  • Labourer - Gas Utility
  • Loader - Chemical Processing
  • Retort Unloader
  • Still Cleaner - Chemical Processing
  • Water Intake Tender
  • Waterworks Labourer
  • Stockroom Utility Operator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $27,691
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $29,214
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities.

Sex Median Income
Male $36,523
Female $40,109
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 25
35 to 44 years 50
45 to 54 years 20
55 to 64 years 25
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 85
Part Time 85
Total 170
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 100
Female 65
Total 160
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 155
Self Employed 0
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 135
Unemployed 20
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for labourers in chemical products processing and utilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 20
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10
Total 160
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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