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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7216) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region.
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 strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 15 - Jun 19, 2015
- Big Eagle Hydro-Vac, a regional oilfield services company, and its related companies have been placed in receivership at the request of creditors. The company operates a fleet of 400 trucks, nitrogen service vehicles, tank haulers and other pieces of specialized equipment.
- AECOM, a global multi-sector construction company, is closing the Flint-URS location in Redcliff effective July 10, 2015 due to a slowdown in local oil field construction. The company estimated that 30 employees will be affected by the closure.
- Trican Well Service is laying off employees at its Redcliff facility. The company did not disclose the number of layoffs, but stated that a substantial number of its 180 employees will be affected.
- Iron Horse Energy Services, based in Dunmore, has reduced its workforce by 15%. The layoffs were attributed to a shortage of work due to declining oil prices.
- Sanjel Corporation, a global energy services provider, has announced suspension of its Medicine Hat operations effective March 31, 2015. The closure could affect up to 150 employees, but the company stated that several employees have been offered other positions within the organization.
- Sanjel Corporation, a global energy services provider, has announced the closure of its Brooks operations effective March 31, 2015. The company did not disclose the number of affected employees.
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