Summary 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 key facts and figures about working as a metallurgical engineering technologist. The following information is applicable to all Geological and mineral technologists and technicians (NOC 22101).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Geological and mineral technologists and technicians provide technical support and services or may work independently in the fields of oil and gas exploration and production, geophysics, petroleum engineering, geology, mining and mining engineering, mineralogy, extractive and physical metallurgy, metallurgical engineering and environmental protection. They are employed by petroleum and mining companies, consulting geology and engineering firms, and by governments and educational institutions as well as by a variety of manufacturing, construction and utilities companies.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Alberta
The job prospects are good in the Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region
advertised in Alberta
- 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
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