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Outlook & Prospects for Engineering Managers in Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Engineering Managers (NOC 0211) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2015-05-29|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- May 2015 | (PDF, 516 KB)
- April 2015 | (PDF, 482 KB)
- March 2015 | (PDF, 545 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 518 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 517 KB)
- December 2014 | (PDF, 522 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 544 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 871 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 700 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 770 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 614 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 620 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 592 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 745 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- Construction has started on the new structure that will replace the Sir Robert Bond Bridge on the Exploits River. The project will take two construction seasons to complete. The new bridge is expected to be opened in 2017.
- The Government of NL awarded a $21.3M contract to Marco Services Ltd. for the construction of a new Grade 5-9 school in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Business Development Program, is providing a repayable loan of $464,500 to Eastern Composite Services (ECS) in Argentia to improve its service centre and create new jobs.
- The first round of the recreational cod fishery in NL opens on Saturday, July 18 and will run till August 9. The fall fishery is set to run from September 19 - 27.
- Recruitment efforts at the Marine Institute have increased applications by about 25%. However, the institution is unable to meet the demand. Some traditional programs have been dropped and demand for ocean technology and transport programs has increased.
- The Government of NL announced changes to the free job-posting website, JOBSinNL.ca to ensure employers and job seekers have the best possible access to recruit and post job openings in NL
- The Government of NL is providing $79,000 in funding to the Town of Appleton to help expand the town's industrial park
- The Government of NL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Nunavut to strengthen collaboration between the two jurisdictions
- The new Bell Island ferry MV Legionnaire that is being built by Damen Shipyards in Romania was launched on July 15. The $100M vessel is expected to be on the Bell Island run by March 2016.
- The Government of NL has signed an agreement with British Columbia to enhance workforce cooperation and mobility of skilled workers between the two provinces
- The Government of NL, through the Provincial Roads Program, has awarded a $1.3M contract to Mike Kelly and Sons Ltd. for repairs to Route 440 on the province's west coast
- The Government of NL awarded a $47,000 contract to Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure to perform an assessment of oil seepage in the Shoal Point area
- The Government of NL has invested $500,000 in funding to support 18 major cultural festivals and events in NL in 2015
- The Government of NL has awarded a $340,000 contract to Bonavista-based Sweetland's Aggregate Ltd., to construct a culvert which will result in the reopening of Route 230-21 on the Bonavista Peninsula
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, announced $730,000 in funding to the Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights to develop a training facility for companies operating near the Vale nickel processing plant
- The Government of NL awarded a $359,000 contract to Coady Construction & Excavating Limited for upgrades to the ferry terminal wharf at Rencontre East
- The Government of NL is providing $22,000 in funding towards an ATV trail extension on the Burin Peninsula
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Business Development Program, is providing $420,500 in funding to support a three-year tourism training and skills action plan
- The Government of NL has issued a request for proposals to engage private and non-profit providers in the provision of long-term care services in the western, central and the Northeast Avalon regions. Plans are to secure 360 new long-term care beds in NL.
- The Government of NL will provide employment supports to help displaced workers at Teck Resources Duck Pond mine operation outside Millertown in central Newfoundland. Approximately 320 employees were affected when the mine closed on June 30.
- Excavation and mapping work on Water Street will be getting underway on July 5. The street will be undergoing major construction in the Spring of 2016.
- The Government of NL has awarded a $97,000 contract to Bluebird Investments Ltd. to replace the roofing on 12 units in the Labrador Straits Seniors Complex in Forteau. The work is expected to be completed in August 2015.
- The Government of NL invested $96,000 in funding to support an ocean technology competition at Marine Institute in St. John's on June 27. Approximately 700 young people from around the world participated in the competition.
- Genoa Design International of Mount Pearl has been awarded a major contract to design ships for the Canadian government. The company expects to hire 20 people by the end of 2015. The new hires will be engineering technologists and naval architecture grads.
- The four Atlantic provinces signed an agreement that will harmonize trades certification. The agreement provides seamless mobility that will enable apprentices to complete their certification and help provinces meet labour demands.
- Oil production has started on the South White Rose extension project in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin. The first oil well is already online and a second is expected to begin production in late summer. The project is expected to ramp up to 15,000 barrels per day at peak production.
- The Government of NL has awarded a $1.9M contract to Weir's Construction Limited for road upgrades to Pouch Cove Line, Pine Line, St. Thomas Line, Torbay Road, Indian Meal Line, Beachy Cove Road, and various roads on Bell Island
- The Government of NL is investing $21,800 in funding to support the development of the Town of Port Blandford's tourism sector
- The Corner Brook Public Safety Answering Point officially opened in Corner Brook on June 29. The centre, which handles all 911 calls in the province originating from outside the Avalon Peninsula, began operating on March 1, 2015.
- The Government of NL invested $81,000 in funding to the Grand Bank Heritage Society to complete the Mariner's Memorial project repairs to George C. Harris House. Dynamic Air Shelters Ltd. also received $41,000 to support their business expansion.
- Duck Pond Mine in Central NL officially closed on June 30. About 300 people will be out of work. The environmental clean-up will employ 12 people and could take up to five years to complete.
- Eastern Health is experiencing a shortage of doctors on the Burin Peninsula. Five doctors have resigned over the past year and one passed away.
- The Government of NL has invested $110,000 in funding for the completion of the town hall and community centre in Bauline. The project will be cost-shared by the Government of NL and the Town of Bauline.
- Australia-based Paladin Energy has been granted special clearance to go ahead with work at the Michelin Uranium project in Labrador without a Canadian partner. The company plans to begin exploration in July, followed by a winter drilling program.
- Temperance Street in St. John's is about to see some major changes. The buildings known as the Four Sisters will be restored to their former heritage status. The City of St. John's also approved the development of a six-storey condominium on the street.
- The Government of NL announced $250,000 in funding for the Rainbow Riders Campaign in St. John's to help support therapeutic riding programs for children and youth with disabilities
- The Government of NL announced $880,000 in funding to the Soccer Hut (Topsail Soccer Pitch) in Conception Bay South for upgrades to sport and recreation facilities in preparation for the 2016 NL Summer Games
- The Government of NL, through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, has awarded two contracts valued at $182,000 for renovations and upgrades to nine social housing homes on the Burin Peninsula - two in Burin, and seven in Marystown
- The Government of NL announced 400,000 in funding through The Youth Innovation initiative to support 37 innovation projects throughout NL
- The Government of NL, through the Visitor Information Centre Program, has provided $143,500 in funding to support 22 regional visitor information centres with operational support
- The Government of NL released the Live Here, Work Here, Belong Here, A Population Growth Strategy for Newfoundland and Labrador, 2015-2025
- Bishop's College High School in St. John's will close its doors after 56 years in operation. A new Waterford Valley High School was built to replace Bishop's and will open in September 2015.
- Co-op Atlantic announced that it will close its four grocery stores in Atlantic Canada. The stores affected are Mapleton Road Co-op in Moncton, River Road Co-op in New Brunswick, Queen Street Co-op in P.E.I. and Carol Wabush Co-op in Labrador City, NL
- Construction is underway for a new Winners store in Corner Brook. The development is expected to create several hundred jobs at various stages of development. The completion date is scheduled for January 2016.
- Emera has launched a new website for the Maritime Link Project with upcoming job opportunities. Activity is expected to ramp up over the next few months. The website is also a tool for contract employers to use.
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