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Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations

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Crispin ArandaSeptember 24, 2015

Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations

The list includes the NOC code, followed by the Occupation Description, then the Skill Level (whether O-Managerial, A-Professional or B - Technical/Supervisory.  The last item indicates if the occupation requires licensure or registration which is either a "Yes" or "No."

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Skilled Professions

 0711 Construction Managers 0 No

Natural and Applied Science


2131 Civil Engineers A Yes

2132 Mechanical Engineers A Yes

2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineers A Yes

2161 Mathematicians, Statisticians, and Actuaries A No

2171 Information Systems Analysts and Consultants A No

2173 Software Engineers and Designers A Yes

2174 Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers A No

2211 Chemical Technologists and Technicians B No

2221 Biological Technologists and Technicians B No

 2222 Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors B No

2232 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians B No

2234 Construction Estimators B No

2241 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians B No

2242 Electronic Service Technicians (household and business equipment) B No

 2253 Drafting Technologists and Technicians B No

2254 Land Survey Technologists and Technicians B No

2281 Computer Network Technicians B No

2282 User Support Technicians B No

2283 Information Systems Testing Technicians B No


Social Science, Education, Government and Religion


4011 University Professors and Lecturers A No

4163 Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants A No


Sales and Service


6221 Technical Sales Specialists, Wholesale Trade B No


Skilled Trades


Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators


7204 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades B No

7205 Contractors & Supervisors, Other Const. Trades, Installers, Repairers & Servicers B No

7231 Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors B No

7232 Tool and Die Makers B No

7233 Sheet Metal Workers B Yes

7235 Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters B No

7237 Welders and Related Machine Operators B No

7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system) B Yes

7242 Industrial Electricians B Yes

7246 Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers B No

7251 Plumbers B Yes

7252 Steamfitters, Pipefitters and Sprinkler System Installers B No

7271 Carpenters B No 7281 Bricklayers B No

7282 Concrete Finishers B No

7283 Tilesetters B No

7284 Plasterers, Drywall Installers, Finishers and Lathers B No

7291 Roofers and Shinglers B No

7292 Glaziers B No 7293 Insulators B No

7294 Painters and Decorators (except interior decorators) B No

7295 Floor Covering Installers B No

7302 Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator Crews B No

 7305 Supervisors, Motor Transport and Other Ground Transit Operators B No

7311 Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics B No

7312 Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics B No

7313 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics B Yes

7316 Machine Fitters B No

7321 Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers B No 7322 Motor Vehicle Body Repairers B No


Primary Industry

8232 Oil and Gas Well Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers B No

8252 Agricultural Service Contractors, Farm Supervisors and Specialized Livestock Workers B No


Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities

9212 Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities B No

 9213 Supervisors, Food, Beverage and Associated Products Processing B No

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Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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