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Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians  (NOC 2231)
Halifax Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Halifax 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians (NOC 2231) in Nova Scotia.

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.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Table on the employment potential for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
North Shore Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
  • Lady Hammond Animal Hospital has opened on Lady Hammond Road in Halifax. Two veterinarians and four assistants staff the business.
  • Toronto-based IT firm Slyce has added 25 positions to its New Waterford workforce since January, and now employs about 60 people. Workers range from data specialists to sales personnel.
Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015
  • Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. has won a contract to develop a new simulation training program for a Boeing helicopter program. The contract might result in the addition of as many as 10 jobs in the Halifax area.
  • Colour, a Halifax-based communications agency, has merged with New York-based CHR Group. The company indicates the sale will result in opportunities for expansion, and likely more staff in Halifax.
Week of Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2015 Week of Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
Please consult the Halifax Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.