Supervisors - petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

Supervisors - petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

NOC
9212

- Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of process operators and machine operators in petroleum, gas, chemical, water and waste treatment plants and labourers in chemical processing and utilities.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

55
 

Median Hourly Wage

$34.62
$17.75
Low
$50.00
High

Median Salary

$95,243
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

347
 

% Working Full Time

97%
 

% Working Full Year

75%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators (9232), Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators (9241), Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operators (9243).Chemical Plant Machine Operators (9421) and Labourers in Chemical Products Processing and Utilities (9613), They are employed by petroleum and natural gas processing, pipeline and petrochemical companies, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, electric power utilities, water and waste treatment utilities and in a range of other

Main Duties

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate petroleum refineries, chemical plants, water and waste treatment plants and equipment, pipelines, heating plants and power stations and systems
  • Identify, investigate, correct and document potential environmental and safety problems
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Provide information for maintenance plans to ensure that maintenance and production objectives are met
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports and develop and manage operating budget for area of responsibility
  • May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of trades workers, labourers or other workers.

Also Known As

  • chemical processing supervisor
  • cosmetics processing foreman/woman
  • natural gas plant foreman/woman
  • paint processing foreman/woman
  • petroleum refining supervisor
  • pharmaceuticals production supervisor
  • pipeline operations supervisor
  • power station supervisor
  • sewage treatment plant supervisor
  • specialty chemicals production supervisor
  • water purification plant foreman/woman
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Post-secondary education in chemical processing or sciences may be required for some occupations in this unit group.
  • Several years of experience as a senior operator in the same company or plant are usually required.
  • Some occupations in this unit group may require a specific licence or certification, such as a power engineer licence, refrigeration certification or wastewater treatment certification.
  • Solid waste, landfill or compost facility operator certification may be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

10.5%
Female
89.5%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

3.6%
15-24
9.1%
25-34
21.8%
35-44
40.0%
45-54
25.5%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
16.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
17.9%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
57.1%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
8.9%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

48.2%
Utilities
21.4%
Manufacturing
10.7%
Public administration
19.6%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

16.10%
Northeast
7.10%
Southeast
50.00%
Southwest
23.20%
Central
3.60%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$65,528
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
$110,312
Southwest
$88,952
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
No Data Available

Southwest

$34.62
$17.75
Low
$50.00
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$95,243

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$102,617

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$95,243

Newfoundland

$109,488

Prince Edward Island

$70,839

Nova Scotia

$80,583

Canada

$91,981
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

55
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-4
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

59
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

178
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-18
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

194