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Civil engineering technologists and technicians  (NOC 2231)
Halifax Region
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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.

Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.

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) 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): 61%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%
    • 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

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) 2016-04-15
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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