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Title: Process Operator

Definition: A Process Operator: Refinery, Chemical & Liquid processes operates, monitors, adjusts and maintains processing units and equipment generally for manufacturing companies.

Definition (More Info):
Video: Process Operator at Suncor Energy

Education Program:
College of the North Atlantic (CNA) – Process Operator
Keyin College – Mining Mill Processing Operator

First Credential: Certificate plus apprenticeship

Salary Range:
Chemical Process Operator: Low: $39,376. Median: $24/hr.
Gas Plant Operator: Low: $59,826. Median: $41/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Chemical Process Operator; Gas Plant Operator

Related Specialties: Power Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Quality Control/Testing, Instrumentation Mechanic

Professional Associations: Women Building Futures (WBF); Office to Advance Women Apprentices; Canadian Construction Women

Other Resources: Gov of NL: Plan of Training; Service Canada - Petroleum, Gas & Chemical Process Operators; Gov of Canada - Petroleum, Gas & Chemical Process Operators


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