Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities (NOC 9619)

About this job

This group includes labourers, not elsewhere classified, who do material handling, cleanup, packaging and other basic activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities.

People in this occupation:

  • work for companies that manufacture products such as clothing, footwear, furniture and electrical and electronic products and by printing and packaging companies
Common job titles
  • button and buckle making
  • clay products manufacture
  • construction - door sander
  • construction - paint masker
  • core mounter / pipe extractor
  • electrical equipment assembly

Duties

Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout plant manually or using powered equipment
  • check and weigh materials and products
  • sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
  • help machine operators, assemblers and other workers
  • clean work areas and equipment
  • do other labouring and basic activities

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a plant environment.
  • Workers may use machinery or tools that could be a source of injury.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

There is some mobility among occupations in this group.

Progression to machine operating positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.