Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes sheet metal, ironwork, welding and boilermaking trade contractors who own and operate their own businesses. This group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: <i>Sheet Metal Workers</i> (7261), <i>Boilermakers</i> (7262), <i>Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters</i> (7263), <i>Ironworkers</i> (7264), <i>Welders and Related Machine Operators</i> (7265) and <i>Blacksmiths and Die Setters</i> (7266). They are employed by structural, platework and related metal products fabrication, manufacturing and erecting companies.
contractor, ironwork, foreman/woman, blacksmiths, foreman/woman, boilermakers, foreman/woman, ironworkers, supervisor, boilermakers, supervisor, sheet metal workers, supervisor, structural metal fitters, supervisor, welders.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who shape, form and join metal parts or products to specified dimensions and erect light and heavy metal products and structures
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
- Prepare production and other reports
- Set up machines and equipment
- May manage the operations of own company
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, machine operators, helpers and labourers.
Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades in Mauricie Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-20|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- Built for $600,000 in Trois-Rivières, a Harvey's restaurant was inaugurated on July 6: it will employ 35 workers (available in French only)
- Three Coopératives Jeunesse de services in the Centre-de-la-Mauricie will provide work to 39 young people this summer (available in French only)
- Close to 620 jobs will be created or maintained, thanks to the Ministère des Transports du Québec's investment of $81.6M in Mauricie roads for the 2014-2016 period (available in French only)
- Trois-Rivières' Kruger should fill at least 80 positions left vacant by retirees within five years, and the next wave of retirements is scheduled for 2015. The plant is partnering with Cégep de Trois-Rivières to offer a one-year study program starting in 2014. (available in French only)
- In Trois-Rivières, Librairie Morin and Café Morgane will be closing their doors by the end of July, and 37 employees will be out of work (available in French only)
- Fifteen young persons will have summer jobs in eight of the ten Mékinac RCMs, as part of the Desjardins Jeunes au travail project, led by Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi Mékinac (available in French only)
- In Trois-Rivières, Kruger's cellulose filament pilot plant was inaugurated on June 17, following a $43.1M construction site, where hundred-some workers worked (available in French only)
- Following a $3.5M investment in the construction of a Tim Hortons, a Petro-Canada gas station and a Beau-Soir convenience store in Shawinigan, forty-some jobs will be created at the beginning of the fall (available in French only)
- Twenty employees were laid off by Recyclage Arctic Beluga, following the shutdown at the construction site of the former Belgo plant in Shawinigan (available in French only)
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