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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|
What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?
This occupation (Engineering Managers) is part of a larger group called Managers in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Information Systems (NOC 021). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), nearly all workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 85% for all occupations.
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 13% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 49% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
The data from the Labour Force Survey (2013) regarding the percentage of people in this occupation who are part of a union are not sufficiently reliable to be published.
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).
- 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 Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2106
Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- Scotsburn Ice Cream Company has announced the closure of its St. John's, NL plant. The plant will close December 9 and 167 people will be affected.
- Steele Communications has confirmed the closure of 3 radio stations in Marystown, Grand Falls-Windsor and Stephenville, NL. The closure will result in the loss of the equivalent of six full-time positions.
- The Federal and provincial governments have announced $81,684 in funding for improvements to the Rose Blanche lighthouse and Barachois Falls walking trail. These improvement will help boost tourism in the area.
- A recent Manpower Employment Outlook Survey has shown hiring in the St. John's area is down 20% from last year
Week of Sep 05 - Sep 09, 2016
- Beothuck Energy of Newfoundland expects a funding announcement for wind farms on the west coast of the province. US has indicated it wants offshore wind electricity instead of hyrdo power.
- The town of Lewisporte has hired a municipal enforcement officer. It is the first by-law officer hired by the town in 40 years.
- The Federal and Provincial government have invested $1.6m to help start-ups through programs at the Genesis Centre, a busness incubator at Memorial University of Newfoundland
- The Provincial and Federal governments have announced $26M in funding for 60KM of road repaving on Route 1 and Route 2
- The Canada-NL Jub Fund Agreement providing an additional $500,000 for the Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy. This additional funding will be to assist more non-Employment Insurance (EI) apprrentices secure employment to become journeypersons.
- College of the North Atlantic's Bay St. George Campus will receive $18.5M from provincial and federal governments for a Center of Excellence for Heavy Equipment and Industrial trades
- Astaldi Canada is looking to fill 10 top positions on the Muskrat Falls project. All of the posiitions listed are replacement positions.
Week of Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2016
- A business barometer report recently released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), has given the provincial economy a poor grade and is suggesting difficult times for small businesses in NL
- Volcano Bakery in St. John's, NL has seen demand grow since opening on August 11, 2016. The bakery currently employs 12 people and expects that number to go up.
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