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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 Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
  • Sydney-based Artisync Technologies has recently hired staff and now has six employees working on two projects. The company develops internet-based software and graphic design applications for clients in artistic sectors.
Week of Dec 22 - Dec 26, 2014
  • Halifax-based Fundmetric, a startup company that develops technology to help non-profit ventures raise funds, hopes to double its small workforce of four or five software engineers as soon as possible
  • Lockheed Martin Canada has signed a payroll agreement with the province of Nova Scotia that will encourage the company to create up to 70 positions over the next seven years at its Dartmouth facility. The company provides software and engineering support to the aerospace and defence sectors.
Week of Dec 08 - Dec 12, 2014
  • GoSecure Atlantic, an IT security firm, plans to add to its workforce of nine computer security experts in Dartmouth and will be hiring new graduates. The company will benefit from a provincial government payroll rebate program if it creates up to 100 positions over five years, including five in the first year.
  • Canada's trade agreement with South Korea may benefit Dartmouth-based SimplyCast. The software development company is in the process of establishing partnerships in that country, which could result in 40 to 50 jobs in Nova Scotia.
Week of Dec 01 - Dec 05, 2014
  • G2 Research, a Dartmouth-based company which develops software for law enforcement agencies, has been bought by Utah-based Track Group. More workers will be added to the 10 people employed locally.
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