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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

Labour Market Bulletins

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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Dec 07 - Dec 11, 2015
  • 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
Week of Nov 02 - Nov 06, 2015
  • Rolls-Royce will eliminate 17 jobs from its naval marine division workforce in Dartmouth and transfer some of the work to its Peterborough, Ontario operation. About 10 workers will remain in Dartmouth.
Week of Oct 05 - Oct 09, 2015
  • According to a report from the University of Toronto, Halifax ranks among the top 10 of 147 Canadian cities in overall ratings for economic indicators of talent, technology, and tolerance. However, it has a smaller percentage of working-class people employed than most of the cities.
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.
Please consult the Halifax Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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