Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair 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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Engineering managers in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:
- Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Engineering managers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 40%
- Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 20%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 12%
- More than 95% of Engineering managers work all year, while less than 5% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 7% compared to 11% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 89% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 87% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 13% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 9% compared to 30% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 66% compared to 13% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 14% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- January 2017 | (PDF, 471 KB)
- December 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 498 KB)
- November 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- October 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 706 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 477 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 636 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 500 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 538 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 542 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2017
- The City of St. John's has released it's 2016 economic review. The report shows GDP was up 3.1% for the year, housing starts were down 15.4% from the previous year. The outlook for 2017 remains subdued with major projects near completion.
- Hiring climate for the next quarter of 2017 in St. John's will be sluggish. The recent Manpower Group Employment Outlook survey shows employers have no hiring plans, with three percent anticipating cutbacks in the next quarter.
- Porter Airlines has announced it will be resuming its non-stop service between Stephenville and Halifax for the summer season. The flights will also connect with Ottawa and Toronto. The flights will operate from June 28 through September 2, 2017.
- The Town of Holyrood is receiving $122,918 in government funding for an oceans-related project. The project is to promote Holyrood as a place to conduct oceans related business. The funding will help further build the oceans sector.
- Canada Fluorspar has received a $5M from the federal government to re-activate the St. Lawrence mine. The repayable contribution will help with the purchase of clean-technology equipment, and is expected to create 400 construction jobs, and 200 jobs while in operation.
Week of Mar 06 - Mar 10, 2017
- The cuts announced for the Come By Chance oil refinery will take effect this week, however the losses are not as high as planned. The onsite lab will remain open, saving 12 jobs. Another 12 workers have retired, leaving 80 people without work after this week.
- Memorial University is attempting a second time to start construction on the new science building at the St. John's campus. Bids are now being reviewed with a recommendation expected March 16. The project stalled last year when bids were above budget.
- The communities of Chance Cove, Arnold's Cove, Chapel Arm and Come By Chance are receiving hundreds of thousands in government grants for water system improvements. Also several local companies are receiving grants for expansion and upgrades to their businesses.
- Scotiabank is consolidating two of its Corner Brook branches later this fall. Officials say the move is because of increased mobile adoption and online banking, customers are visiting branches less. The impact on staff has not been identified.
Week of Feb 27 - Mar 03, 2017
- The Iron Ore Company of Canada has announced the Wabush 3 mining project in Labrador will be going ahead. This project extends the life of the mine by 12 years. Construction will start in the spring, creating 70 new construction jobs.
- Gap Clothing store, located in the Avalon Mall in St. John's, has announced it will be closing this location in April 2017. Officials stated they want the right stores in the right locations. Employees will be offered opportunities to apply for positions at Old Navy.
- DFO released its snow crab stock assessment and it's not good news. The overall crab available to the fishery has declined by 80% since 2013. These assessments will be used to develop 2017 quotas and other management measures.
- Newfoundland Cider Company, a new commercial cider operation near Milton, plans to begin construction on their factory this spring, and plans to have their first batch available for purchase at the end of this fall
- Alderon Iron Ore Corp. has announced the Kami Project is going ahead in Labrador. The project will use the depleted Wabush Scully mine as a tailings pond. Construction will take two years, with the life of the mine expected to be 24 years.
Week of Feb 20 - Feb 24, 2017
- Mile One Centre has not secured a new main tenant for when the Montreal Canadiens AHL farm team moves this spring. Without a full-time tenant the building will have a lot of empty evenings, meaning less work for part-time staff.
- The Bed and Breakfast industry in the province is feeling the squeeze. Several factors have been suggested for the decline including, higher taxes, new provincial regulations, along with competition from new services such as Airbnb.
- NewGreen Technologies has signed an agreement in principle for a proposed $185M biofuel plant in Botwood. This project could lead to 400-600 jobs for the region during construction, with 150 full-time jobs during production.
- The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced nearly 300 jobs in the core public service will be eliminated. Of those positions, 90 are currently vacant. These cuts represent a 17% reduction in management level positions.
- One year after fire destroyed the Quinlan Brothers fish plant in Bay de Verde, the newly rebuilt plant is scheduled to open in April. The new plant will be automated but there will still be plenty of work available.
- Husky Energy will be sanctioning the West White Rose extension project as early as March. Husky will proceed with a concrete gravity structure for the project, which is great timing as construction on the Hebron project is winding down.
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