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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) 2014-07-21

For the 2013-2015 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be fair for this occupation.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014
  • Shawinigan has welcomed its first IGA mini located in the heart of Québec. This new concept, part small grocery store and part convenience store, offers a restaurant service. Approximately 15 jobs have been created because of its opening inside the commercial complex, which includes a service station and car wash.
Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
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