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Outlook & Prospects for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics 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||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-06-25|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics (NOC 7335) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Employment growth in this occupation is expected to be stronger than average. However, this growth will be partially offset by average proportions of workers retiring, as well as unemployed workers with experience in this occupation who may compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Newfoundland and Labrador was 44 years. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- 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 Sep 01 - Sep 05, 2014
- The City of St. John's has approved site designs for two new Bell Mobility cellphone towers in St. John's
- The provincial government announced $1.3M in cost-shared funding to upgrade the water intake system in St. Anthony, and for lift station projects in Roddickton-Bide Arm
- The provincial government announced a new biogas electricity generation pilot program for the province. The program will encourage the use of biogas and generate a consistent supply of electricity in NL.
- Habour Grace Ocean Enterprises, formerly Dawe's Welding and Sons Limited, a marine service and fabrication centre, has increased its workforce from 35 to 50 workers. Hours of operation have also increased to seven days per week and 12 hours per day.
- The provincial government announced $40,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for the communities of Trout River, Daniel's Harbour, Pigeon's Cove-St. Barbe, Rocky Harbour and Port au Choix
- Three researchers at Memorial University have been awarded $596,476 in grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to investigate the integration of refugee students, build an Innu-Aimun dictionary, and 'fairy tale' culture in media.
- Four researchers at Memorial University are co-recipients of a grant awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which will address the challenges and opportunities of people living in rural communities
- The provincial government announced $6M in funding over a three-year period for the second phase of remediation at the former military site in Hopedale, to ensure it meets environmental standards
- The provincial government awarded a $440,000 contract to BDW Roofing Inc. of Stephenville for a partial roof and window replacement at E.A. Butler All Grade school in McKay's
- A new $51M ferry is under construction at Damen Shipyards in Romania. The ferry will service Fogo Island and Change Islands. The ferry is expected to be delivered to NL by September 2015.
- The Canadian Association of Women in Construction will launch a three-year research project designed to increase the entry, retention and advancement of women in the construction industry. The launch will be held at the D.F. Barnes facility in St. John's.
- The UPS Store on Pearson Street in St. John's closed suddenly last week when the operator moved on to another job in Alberta
- The provincial government announced $3.3M in funding for new facilities, road upgrades and water and sewer infrastructure for Baie Verte - Springdale. The projects will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the District of Baie Verte - Springdale.
- The provincial government announced $1.7M in funding to four long-term care facilities in St. John's for facility upgrades and equipment
- The provincial government announced $157,000 in funding to purchase new firefighting equipment for communities in the District of Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans. The funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- The provincial government announced $12.5M in funding for infrastructure upgrades in the District of Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans. The project will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- The provincial government announced $183,000 in funding to purchase a new fire truck and firefighting equipment for the District of Grand Falls-Windsor - Green Bay South. The funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- The provincial government announced $1.2M in funding for infrastructure in the District of Grand Falls-Windsor - Green Bay South, including water and sewer upgrades and the expansion of the Triton fire hall. The funding will be cost-shared with the towns.
- The provincial government announced $145,000 in funding for a new fire truck and equipment for the District of Baie Verte-Springdale. The funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- Three new contracts valued at $22M have been awarded, relating to retail land and the Glencrest Industrial Centre in the Galway development in St. John's. Work to develop access to the site, landscaping, asphalt laying and line painting will begin soon.
- The provincial government awarded a $2.3M contract to LSG Construction of Gander to complete site preparation work for the construction of a new school in Gander
- The provincial government is cost-sharing $2.9M in funding for capital works projects and fire protection equipment in the District of Humber East
- The Exploits region received $1.5M in provincial funding for improvements to water infrastructure, paving and the installation of lift stations
- St. John¿s-based Talon Energy Services Inc., which specializes in energy services and solutions for the oil and gas sector, has received $500,000 in funding from the federal government to establish an industrial fabrication facility in Port aux Basques
- A $3.3M tender for site preparation for the construction of a new school to replace Virginia Park Elementary in St. John¿s has been awarded to Marco Services Ltd., also of St. John¿s
- Growing Forward 2 (GF2), which provides federal and provincial funding for Canada's agricultiural sector, is continuing to support NL¿s agricultural industry by allocating $6M in funding for 95 projects to support agricultural innovation in the province
- Scheduling and equipment delivery has delayed the opening of a salmon processing plant in Harbour Breton, which had been hoped to be operational by summer or fall. The plant is now expected to open in February 2015 and will employ 150 people.
- The provincial government is providing more than $745,000 to the Dr. H. Twomey Health Centre in Botwood for new equipment and infrastructure upgrades
- A $2.3M tender for the extension of Elizabeth Park Elementary in Paradise has been awarded to Redwood Construction Ltd. of Mount Pearl
- Edmonton-based Valard Construction has been announced as the builder on the overland portions of the Labrador-Island link
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