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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.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Nova Scotia||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 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 growth is expected to be moderate.
- 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.
Here are some key facts about Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Nova Scotia:
- Approximately 700 people work in this occupation.
- Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 69%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
- Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 5%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 18% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 54% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 28% compared to 20% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 95% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 5% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 21% compared to 24% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 22% compared to 12% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 41% compared to 27% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 14% compared to 16% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Halifax Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 | (PDF, 549 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 644 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 531 KB)
- June 2015 | (PDF, 319 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 539 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 02 - May 06, 2016
- Bluedrop Training and Simulation has added eight positions to its Halifax workforce, and now employs 25 people, including software experts and 3-D designers. The company was recently awarded a $15M contract to develop training and simulation software for the Arctic patrol vessels being constructed at the Irving Shipyard in Halifax.
- Proposify, a Halifax-based software company that uses cloud computing to create business proposals for clients, has added two employees and is seeking three more. The business now employs 10 workers.
- Dartmouth-based biofuel research firm Mara Renewables will add four positions to its staff and hopes to eventually expand further. The company is one of several to benefit from recent funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
- Halifax-based Kinduct Technologies, a developer of sport performance software, has increased its workforce from eight to 40 people in the last three years. The company works with health and sports organizations, including several major league franchises.
- Track Group Analytics, a Bedford-based company that develops software for law enforcement agencies, has recently doubled its workforce to 18 employees and will receive a provincial payroll rebate if it adds 60 new positions over five years
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