Current and Future Jobs in the Mining Sector

The Canadian mining industry needs 30,000 new workers in the next five years

In-Demand Jobs

  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Truck Drivers
  • Underground Miners
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians
  • Engineers/Geoscientists
  • Geologists
  • Drillers
  • Chemical Technicians
  • Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) jobs

Emerging Jobs

  • Information Management
  • Data Analysts and Scientists
  • Management Analysts
  • Big Data Specialists
  • Software and Applications Developers
  • Digital Transformation Specialists

Environment, Social, and Governance Jobs

  • Electric Battery Mechanics
  • Energy Conservation Technicians
  • ESG Auditors
  • Traditional Knowledge Specialists
  • Environmental Stewards/Monitors
  • Community Cultural Directors

Technology Application

  • AI and Machine Learning Specialists
  • Robotics Engineers
  • Process Automation Specialists
  • Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Downloadable Resources

CTEM Resources

There are many resources to explore to better understand the industry and the jobs that keep it operating safely.

Read More