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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)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 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 is expected to decline slightly.
- 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 Newfoundland and Labrador:
- Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Engineering Managers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 33%
- Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 18%
- Other manufacturing (NAICS 313-316, 325-327, 331, 334-335, 337, 339): 9%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 6%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 6%
- 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: n/a
- 25 to 54: 80% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
- 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: less than 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: 64% compared to 13% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 13% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
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).
- March 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 | (PDF, 500 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2015 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 542 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 18 - Apr 22, 2016
- Eastern Health recently announced $19M in budget cuts that include the elimination of 107 jobs and the closure of the Masonic Park long-term care facility in Mount Pearl.
- Levi John's Country Convenience in Pouch Cove recently expanded to include a Greco Pizza and a Captain Submarine Xpress. Parkside RV, located next door to the convenience store, also plans to expand its RV capacity by summer 2016.
- Sweden-based Viking Supply Ship will be closing its office in St. John's by April 2016 due to deteriorating market conditions within the oil and gas industry.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund, is providing $4.5M to support Memorial University's $25M Battery Facility initiative.
- TC Transcontinental has shutdown production at its Union Street plant due to the low demand of printing and moved to one central location in St. John's, resulting in the loss of one part-time and four full-time positions.
- Virginia-based ERP Compliant Fuels is negotiating the purchase of Wabush Mines, which closed in 2014. The mine once employed 300 to 400 people and production could resume as early as the first part of 2017.
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has cut the total allowable catch for snow crab in NL by 13% this season. The total limit for 2016 is now 43,802 tons and the first divisions will open for fishing on April 1.
- The first YMCA on the Burin Peninsula opened in Marystown in February. The facility is owned by the Town of Marystown and operated by the YMCA of NL.
- Direct Horizontal Drilling is expected to start drilling work on the Maritime Link Project at Cape Ray by mid-May. The work is expected to run between 45 and 75 days, at 24 hours per day.
- Suncor is planning to move its 300 employees from the Scotia Centre in downtown St. John's to a growing commercial and retail area off Kenmount Road. Construction will begin soon to retrofit the new office space, with completion expected by summer 2018.
- Construction is underway to renovate the registration area of the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville. Renovations are expected to cost about $140,000.
- The EXCITE Corporation is establishing a Genomic-Based R&D Centre for Hearing Science in Grand Falls-Windsor to study the human auditory system in order to generate better solutions for hearing loss. The total funding for the project is $1M.
- The Deer Lake Regional Airport set a new record high in passenger traffic with 341,072 going through the airport in 2015. However, the airport has experienced a decrease in passengers over the past three months due to the downturn in the oil industry.
- The City of St. John's is laying off 48 people and cutting $1.3M in spending on snowclearing and road maintenance. The cuts include 33 unionized winter workers, five managers, and 10 unionized summer workers in the roads division.
- Construction has started on the City of St. John's Annex and is expected to continue until December 2016. The total cost of the project is $3.5M and will include upgrades to the roof, a replacement of the building envelope and repairs to the pedway.
- Memorial University has issued tenders for the construction of the main building of the former Battery Hotel in St. John's. The facility is being redevelop into offices, conference and community space, with completion expected for winter 2017.
- The Government of Canada, the Government of NL and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency recently announced $178,000 in funding to support the film and television industry in NL.
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