Labourers in textile processing (NOC 9616)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2015-2017)
Minimum Not published
Median Not published
Maximum Not published
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
1,500
Skill level
Elemental (generally secondary studies uncompleted)

Nature of work

Labourers in textile processing perform a variety of manual duties to assist in processing fibres into yarn or thread, or to assist in weaving, knitting, bleaching, dyeing or finishing textile fabrics or other textile products. They are employed by textile manufacturing companies.

Main duties

  • Labourers in textile processing perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Load and off-load machines
  • - Clean textile machines and work areas
  • - Push carts, trucks, or cans of fibres from one work area to another
  • - Continued…
  • - Assist machine operators and other textile workers as required.

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school education may be required.

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