Managers in natural resources production and fishing – NOC : 0811

Unit Group
0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
This unit group includes managers who 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.
Example Titles
director of mining
manager, drilling operations
manager, fishing operations
manager, forestry operations
manager, gas field operations
manager, oil well servicing
mine manager
quarry manager
shore captain – fishing
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Main duties
Managers in natural resources production and fishing perform some or all of the following duties:
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.
Employment requirements
Forestry managers usually require a bachelor’s degree in forestry science or forest engineering.
Mining and quarrying managers usually require a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering or earth sciences.
Oil and gas managers usually require a bachelor’s degree in geology, earth sciences or petroleum engineering.
Several years of experience in a supervisory occupation in the particular industry are usually required and may substitute for formal education requirements.

Additional information
Progression to senior management positions in the respective industries is possible with experience.
Classified elsewhere
Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services (8222)
Directors of research in primary industry (in 0212 Architecture and science managers )
Fishing masters and officers (8261)
Managers in agriculture (0821)
Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities (0016)
Supervisors, logging and forestry (8211)
Supervisors, mining and quarrying (8221)
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