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Mechanical Engineers  (NOC 2132)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Mechanical Engineers in Moncton--Richibucto Region

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.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Mechanical Engineers in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Mechanical Engineers (NOC 2132) 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 weak.
  • A small number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2015
  • According to McKenzie College, graduates trained as software testers in a new program could potentially work for Moncton-based companies such as GLI and BMM testlabs. Both companies worked with the college in the development of the course.
Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015
  • Moncton-based Qimple, a company that develops software used for designing job postings, plans on adding to its current staff of six employees
Week of Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015 Week of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
  • Toronto-based GuestLogix, a developer of technology that allows travel attendants to process payments while in transit, plans to at least double its current workforce of 15 employees in Moncton over the next two years. The company will move all product innovation and development operations to the Moncton area.
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