|Field of Study:||Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
|Description:||Materials Technicians are involved in the movement of materials in a wide variety of industries including agricultural, forestry, health, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, transportation, and wholesale/retail industries. The duties and responsibilities of a Materials Technician can vary considerably from one job to another and may be employed in many different settings and work with a variety of materials.
Most Materials Technicians work primarily indoors, in office and warehouse environments, but may also work outdoors in all weather conditions. Materials Technicians need the ability to lift in excess of 25 kilograms.