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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers in Red Deer 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 Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers (NOC 7219) in Alberta.
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 low 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
Here are some key facts about Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers in Alberta:
- Approximately 14,450 people work in this occupation.
- Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 82%
- 64% of Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers work all year, while 36% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations.
- 47% of Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers are self-employed compared to an average of 17% for all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 8% compared to 14% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 69% compared to 68% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 23% compared to 18% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 90% compared to 54% for all occupations
- Women: 10% compared to 46% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: 17% compared to 13% for all occupations
- High school diploma or equivalent: 35% compared to 26% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 23% compared to 12% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 16% compared to 25% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 8% compared to 17% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-05-03|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 | (PDF, 228 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 214 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 | (PDF, 248 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 541 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 591 KB)
- June 2015 | (PDF, 591 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 09 - May 13, 2016
- Turning Point Generation is building a $200M hydro energy project near Hinton. Construction is expected to start in late 2017.
- Telus is investing $7M in the Town of Ponoka in 2016 to expand its fibre optic network and improve services
- The Rimoka Housing Foundation is holding an official ground breaking ceremony for the new seniors lodge in Rimbey on June 6, 2016
- Brenex Construction started work on the $13.5M Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge in Lamont. The facility is expected to be complete by August 2017.
- Big Lakes County approved a $24.4M capital budget for 2016. Road construction consumes approximately $12.8M of the total, with the balance mostly for other infrastructure projects.
- The Government of Alberta is spending $54M to build a new highway overpass in Grande Prairie. The government expects the project to be finished in two years.
- The County of Grande Prairie has passed a $120.8M budget for 2016, with infrastructure money for roads, bridges, and waterline improvements, among other projects
- The Government of Alberta is providing $17M over two years to the University of Calgary for building redevelopment
- The City of Edmonton is spending $402M on roads, bridges, intersections, and neighbourhood renewal projects during 2016
- The Whitemud Equine Centre in Edmonton started construction on a new $6.5M arena replacement. The new facility is expected to open in June 2017.
- Telus is investing $6M in fiber optic and wireless infrastructure in the Hinton area, and $3M in the Edson area in 2016
- The Government of Alberta is providing $10M to the Calgary Zoo for expansion in anticipation of the arrival of giant pandas in 2018
- The Government of Alberta is funding construction of a truck staging area north of Fort McMurray. Construction is expected to begin this summer and be complete for public and commercial use in 2017.
- The Government of Alberta is restoring $16M in funding to NorQuest College in Edmonton. The money is part of a larger $61M project for building improvements.
- "Alberta Transportation anticipates that five highway paving projects near Rocky Mountain House will start in the spring of 2016. Three of the projects are expected to be complete this year."
- "The Government of Alberta is providing $6.6M for upgrades to the Brooks Health Centre. The work includes renovations of the long term hospital wing to consolidate health services that are now being offered outside the centre."
- Telus is spending $10.5M in Lethbridge to improve wireless and high-speed Internet service
- Strathcona County approved an application by Gibson Energy to build a new industrial development. The location is intended to be a multi-purpose industrial site offering multi-modal facilities for the oil and gas industry.
- The City of Edmonton approved zoning changes that will allow construction of the Mezzo residential tower. The project is subject to obtaining a development permit from the city.
- The Government of Alberta is investing more than $7B for road and bridge construction over a five-year period
- The City of Lethbridge issued building permits for more than $14M worth of new home construction during the first quarter of 2016. Across all types of real estate, building permits are up approximately $20M compared to the same period in 2015.
- The Banff Centre is planning a $14M renovation project on its Lloyd Hall residence building. The project is privately funded by The Banff Centre and construction is expected to begin this summer, with completion targeted for next spring.
- Cobra Corporate Management was awarded a $237,000 contract for the renovation of Grand Trunk High School in Evansburg. Work is expected to start as soon as the school year ends and be completed over the summer.
- The Eckville Co-op is spending approximately $750,000 to upgrade its food store refrigeration equipment. Work is expected to be complete by August 31, 2016.
- Westlock County is proceeding with a $1.9M upgrading or the Jarvie Water Plant. Construction is scheduled to start in June 2016, with the plant operational by April 2017.
- The Government of Alberta is providing $18.5M for a new Kananaskis Emergency Services Centre. The facility will house the Kananaskis Improvement District's fire department and Alberta Health Services ambulance services.
- The Cold Lake Hospital and the Bonnyville Hospital will see renovations and upgrades in 2016 with funding from the Government of Alberta. A major emergency department development estimated at $3.1M is planned for the Bonnyville site.
- The Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 is set to begin construction in May 2016 of a new $2.7M regional fire hall in Falher. GVN Structures is planning to use local contractors and labour for some of the work.
- The Town of Nanton has broken ground on an $11.8M water treatment plant. The project is expected to be complete in the spring of 2017.
- Lawrence Meier Trucking Ltd, a Medicine Hat construction company, is reducing staff and selling off some equipment in its trucking, paving, and underground utility interests. The company did disclose any job numbers.
- The University of Lethbridge is receiving $248M over four years from the Government of Alberta for capital projects. Construction of the university's new science-oriented facility will take four years and create hundreds of jobs for local trades and sub-contractors.
- The Government of Alberta plans to spend almost $8.5B in 2016-17 to build and modernize key public infrastructure
- Trevcon Enterprises has been awarded a $12.4M contract to build the Rosevear Road bridge in Yellowhead County. Construction is scheduled for completion in August 2018.
- Rulam Contracting has been awarded a $2.5M contract for sewer and road work in the Hamlet of Evansburg. The work is expected to be finished by November 1, 2016.
- The Town of Bashaw has approved a capital budget of $3.9M for work on water and sewer lines, wastewater systems, and road paving
- Construction started on the Terrace Ridge condominium project in Grande Cache. Shamrock Building Services will renovate all 117 units in the complex at cost of approximately $3.3M.
- Construction started April 11, 2016 on the helipad at the Didsbury Hospital. The project is expected to be completed by late 2016.
- Sturgeon County has approved $335,000 in grants to a range of community groups for capital projects and programs
- Lac La Biche County awarded a $13.8M paving contract to Martushev Logging
- The Government of Alberta announced a $100M highway interchange construction project for Red Deer
- The Town of Drumheller has awarded $775,000 to NCA Aquatics for renovations to the Aquaplex pool. The work is expected to be complete in 2016.
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