Managers in natural resources production and fishing jobs in Canada

Salary

153 110 $
This salary is an average estimate between all available diplomas degrees related to this career. Click here to get an overview of salary depending of diploma.
No certificate, diploma or degree : 110 820 $
High school diploma or equivalent : 131 580 $
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level : 132 980 $
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above : 203 570 $

Career's stability

Stable
The career's stability is based on the employment projection for that working area for the year 2022.

Employment requirements

  • Forestry managers usually require a bachelor's degree in forestry science or forest engineering.
  • Mining and quarrying managers usually require a bachelor's degree in mining engineering or earth sciences.
  • Oil and gas managers usually require a bachelor's degree in geology, earth sciences or petroleum engineering.
  • Several years of experience in a supervisory occupation in the particular industry are usually required and may substitute for formal education requirements.

Job overview

This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments in forestry and logging, mining and quarrying, oil and gas drilling, production and servicing operations, and commercial fishing.

Main duties

  • Oversee and analyze operations in forestry, logging, mining, quarrying, or oil and gas operations or in services to logging, mining and oil and gas industries, or in commercial fishing
  • Recommend operational changes to senior management when necessary to ensure that production quotas and procedures are met
  • Prepare production reports for review by senior management
  • Confer with other managers to set production quotas, to plan extraction sites and to develop policies for the removal of raw materials
  • Evaluate efficiency of production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, and make changes to work schedule or equipment when necessary
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations
  • Hire personnel and oversee training needs of staff
  • May direct peripheral activities such as the construction of access roads or temporary living quarters.

Illustrative example(s)

  • director of mining
  • manager, drilling operations
  • manager, fishing operations
  • manager, forestry operations
  • manager, gas field operations
  • manager, oil well servicing
  • mine manager
  • quarry manager
  • shore captain - fishing

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