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Civil Engineers  (NOC 2131)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Civil Engineers in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Civil Engineers (NOC 2131) in the Moncton - Richibucto region.

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.

Here are some key facts about Civil Engineers in the Moncton - Richibucto region:

  • Approximately 750 people work in this occupation.
  • Civil Engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 59%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 19% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 66% compared to 68% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: n/a

Local Labour Market News

Week of Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2016 Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
  • According to Site Selection magazine, Moncton is one of the 10 locations in Canada to do business. The magazine evaluated 280 locations based on criteria like regional partnerships, business friendly legislation, worker availability and economic growth.
Week of Jul 04 - Jul 08, 2016
  • Global Solutions, an international gaming technology company, has grown from two to 35 employees since opening its Moncton operation in 2011. The company will continue to expand in the future.
Week of Dec 07 - Dec 11, 2015
  • Gaming company IGT has cut eight positions in Moncton and will move its accounting division to Reno, Nevada. The company had cut 67 manufacturing positons earlier in 2015 in Moncton and now has about 450 mostly IT-related workers left in the city.
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