Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing

(NOC 0811)

Career Description

Managers in natural resources production and fishing 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.

Duties May Include

  • 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.

Examples of Titles

Director of mining
Drilling operations manager
Fishing operations manager
Forestry operations manager
Gas field operations manager
Mine manager
Oil well servicing manager
Quarry manager
Shore captain - fishing

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Geological Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor
Petroleum Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Geology Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Integrated Science with Earth Sciences Bachelor; Honours
Geology and Biology Bachelor; Honours
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Geomatics Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022