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Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades  (NOC 7216)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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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

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Table on the employment potential for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Good   (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 News

Week of Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2015
  • MRC Global, a supplier to the oil and gas industry, is closing its office in Medicine Hat after 18 years of operation
Week of Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2015
  • The City of Medicine Hat has awarded a three-year contract worth $1M to the Alberta Pound and Rescue Centre for animal pound services. The not-for-profit society will have local employees, including a full-time pound manager, veterinarian tech and kennel staff.
Week of Oct 26 - Oct 30, 2015
  • The City of Medicine Hat has awarded a $1.09M contract to Tiger Energy for downhole abandonment services on 400 wells. The work is expected to be complete by the end of 2016.
Week 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.
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