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Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades  (NOC 7214)
Mauricie Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

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.

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Contractors and supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Trois-Rivières, Louiseville, Shawinigan, Grand-Mère, La Tuque, Sainte-Marthe-du-Cap, Saint-Louis-de-France, Saint-Tite, Shawinigan-Sud, Les Vieilles-Forges

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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

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Table on the employment potential for Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades in Mauricie Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Mauricie Region Fair   (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 News

Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
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