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.


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


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