Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9231  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing, operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of mineral ores, metals or cement. 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.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Alloy Control Operator - Zinc Casting
  • Bar Mill Finisher - Primary Metal Processing
  • Billet Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Blast Furnace Operator
  • Blast Furnaceman/woman
  • Blooming Mill Roller
  • Breakdown Mill Operator
  • Central Control Caster
  • Central Control Caster - Primary Metal Processing
  • Central Control Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Chief Flotation Operator
  • Chief Operator - Zinc Pressure Leach
  • Coke Plant By-products Operator
  • Cold Mill Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Concentrator Control Room Operator
  • Console Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Continuous Casting Machine Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Continuous Casting Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Control Room Furnace Operator - Smelter
  • Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Copper Melter
  • Copper Refinery Operator
  • Crucible Furnace Operator
  • Crusher Control Room Operator
  • Cupola Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Dross Furnace Operator
  • Electric Arc Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Electric Furnace Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Electrolytic Refinery Process Operator
  • Furnace Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Head Charger
  • Heater - Primary Metal Processing
  • Hot Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Induction Furnace Operator - Mineral And Metal Processing
  • Ion Exchange Operator
  • Lead-refining Furnace Operator
  • Melter - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Heater - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Heater Operator
  • Metal Melter
  • Metal Roaster - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Smelter
  • Molybdenum Roaster Operator
  • Nuclear Fuel Processor
  • Open-flame Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Ore Roaster
  • Oxygen Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Panel Board Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Pelletizing Control Operator
  • Perlite Expander Control Panel Operator - Mineral Products Processing
  • Process Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Process Operator - Zinc Pressure Leach
  • Purity Control Operator - Zinc Leaching
  • Refinery Process Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Reverberatory Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Roaster Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Slabbing Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Slurry Controller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Smelting Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Steel Heater Operator
  • Steel-degasser Process Operator
  • Vacuum Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Vacuum-degasser Process Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Blast Furnace Operator
  • Central Control Caster
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Chief Flotation Operator
  • Console Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Pelletizing Control Operator
  • Roaster Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
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 N/A
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 Gender

The following table details median income by gender for central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
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 central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 15
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 35
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 central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 0
Part Time 40
Total 35
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 Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 25
Female 0
Total 45
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 central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 35
Self Employed 10
Total 35
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 central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 35
Unemployed 0
Total 35
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 central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing. 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 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 15
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 35
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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