Skills Metallurgical Engineering Technologist near Canmore (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "metallurgical engineering technologist" was moved from the group Geological and mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 2212) to the group Geological and mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 22101).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a metallurgical engineering technologist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Geological and mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 22101).


  • Conduct or direct surveys or survey programs
  • Assist in evaluation and analysis of petroleum and mineral reservoir
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Assist in preparing rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Perform physical and chemical laboratory tests
  • Supervise oil and gas well drilling, well completions and work-overs
  • Conduct or supervise mining studies
  • Prepare notes, sketches, geological maps and cross sections
  • Assist in hydrogeological field and laboratory studies
  • Conduct or assist in environmental audits, in the design of measures to minimize undesirable environmental effects of mining and oil and gas operations

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning


  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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