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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) 2014-05-15

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians (NOC 2231) in Nova Scotia. This occupation should experience average employment growth. In addition, the proportion of workers who will be retiring should be similar to that of other occupations, as will be the ratio of unemployed workers with experience in this occupation that may compete for available jobs.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Nova Scotia was 43 years and 26% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 800 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

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 Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Apr 06 - Apr 10, 2015
  • Irving Shipbuilding has awarded a $170M subcontract to Lockheed Martin Canada to integrate control systems on the Arctic offshore patrol ships that will be built at the Halifax Shipyard
Week of Feb 16 - Feb 20, 2015
  • Metamaterial Technologies Inc. may create up to 90 new jobs in Dartmouth over the next five years, with the assistance of a provincial payroll rebate program. The optics systems engineering firm has developed products such as films that protect flight crews from laser interference.
Week of Feb 09 - Feb 13, 2015
  • Ontario-based SCI Logistics will open a 6,000 square foot distribution and service centre in Dartmouth to serve the Maritime Provinces. The company specializes in a variety of equipment requiring special handling and service, such as office machines, medical diagnostic equipment, and self-service kiosks.
Week of Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015
  • Halifax-based company Fundmetric plans to recruit some of the 18 employees affected by the decision of software developer Frontier Developments to close its Halifax office. Fundmetric indicates that there is a demand in Halifax for software developers, and that it has openings for three or four employees.
  • Video game developer Frontier Developments will close its Halifax office and concentrate all work at its main location in Cambridge, England. The decision will put 18 people out of work. The company, which came to Halifax in 2012, indicates it will work with staff who wish to move to England, and help those who wish to find other jobs in an active Nova Scotia game development industry.
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