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

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum Not published
Median 13.30$
Maximum 20.00$
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
20,000
Skill level
Elemental (generally secondary studies uncompleted)

Occupation targeted by the Workplace Apprenticeship Program

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Nature of work

This unit group includes labourers, not elsewhere classified, who perform material handling, clean-up, packaging and other elemental activities in processing, manufacturing and utilities. They are employed by companies that manufacture products such as clothing, footwear, furniture and electrical and electronic products and by printing and packaging companies.

Main 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
  • - Continued…
  • - Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
  • - Clean work areas and equipment
  • - Perform other labouring and elemental activities.

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school education may be required.

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