Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers (NOC 7219) in Alberta. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience stronger employment growth. This, in addition to more workers retiring, is expected to result in new employment opportunities. There should also be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Alberta was 43 years and 23% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 12,000 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Calgary Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Edmonton Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Red Deer Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- March 2015 | (PDF, 623 KB)
- February 2015 | (PDF, 560 KB)
- January 2015 | (PDF, 559 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)new
- December 2014 | (PDF, 586 KB)
- November 2014 | (PDF, 575 KB)
- October 2014 | (PDF, 643 KB)
- October 2014 (Quarterly Edition) | (PDF, 656 KB)
- September 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- August 2014 | (PDF, 650 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 765 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 641 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 602 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 669 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 226 KB)
- December 2013 | (PDF, 536 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 534 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 657 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 235 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 438 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 487 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 445 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 437 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 241 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 227 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of May 11 - May 15, 2015
- The Town of High Prairie has awarded two contracts for road construction and waterline upgrades with a total value of approximately $1.8M. Timelines for the projects were not provided.
- The Town of Fairview has approved a $2M capital budget for 2015 that will fund local construction and infrastructure improvement projects
- Construction has started on the $50M Markaz Ul-Islam centre in Fort McMurray. The project includes a mosque, Islamic school, daycare, recreation centre and a multipurpose hall.
- The City of Fort Saskatchewan has approved $800,000 in funding for upgrades to the heating and cooling systems at the Dow Centennial Centre. The work is scheduled for completion during the summer of 2015.
- Alberta Health Services has announced that construction has started on a heliport at the Grande Cache Community Health Complex. The project is expected to be complete by the fall of 2015.
- First Presbyterian Church in downtown Edmonton has started a five-year restoration project following designation as a historic structure
- Gibson Energy is building new tanks for its crude oil storage capacity at Hardisty to support the growth plans of Suncor Energy. Over 50% of the new capacity is backed by a long-term agreement with Teck Resources.
- Telus is investing $212M in Calgary during 2015 to improve its wireless services and expand its fiber optic network. The company is also continuing construction of the Telus Sky tower in the downtown core and developing Telus Health programs.
- Macdonald Development Corporation has announced that it has taken over the MonTerra development on Cochrane Lake after the original owners declared bankruptcy
- Providence Christian school in Monarch has broken ground on a $1.3M expansion that will add a gymnasium, eight classrooms, a kitchen and offices. Construction is scheduled for completion by the spring of 2016.
- The historic Buena Vista apartment block in Edmonton is scheduled for demolition following approval from city council for rezoning. Edgar Development Corp. is planning a 240-unit rental apartment on the site.
- The Grande Spirit Foundation has received $19.6M from the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada for a 150-unit seniors facility in the Hamlet of Clairmont. Occupancy is planned for December of 2016.
- The Town of High River is proceeding with the demolition of flooded homes and the decommissioning of the Wallaceville neighbourhood
- A recent joint report from BuildForce Canada and the Canadian Home Builders Association is projecting a strong demand for residential construction workers from 2015 to 2024
- Camex Equipment Sales and Rentals in Nisku are building a new sales and service centre, despite recent staff reductions and a slowdown in the energy sector. The company expects new business opportunities to arise from reduced capital expenditures by the energy sector.
- Genesis Place Recreation Centre in Airdrie is slated for approximately $2M in renovations from August to October, 2015. The work involves re-surfacing and new tiles, necessitating a total closure of the indoor pool.
- The Municipal District of Bonnyville has passed a $110M budget for 2015, with 44% of the funds dedicated to road construction and maintenance. Fire hall upgrades and construction of a new public safety building are also planned.
- The Government of Alberta has committed $43M for improvements to a section of Highway 28 beginning in the summer of 2015 and ending in 2016
- Krawford Construction is scheduled to start work on a $9.38M renovation project at St. John Paul II Catholic Schools in Stony Plain. The expansion, consisting of new classrooms and a gym, is expected to be complete by the fall of 2015.
- The Town of Bonnyville has awarded a $5.7M contract for road construction to NuEdge Contracting. The project has an estimated three-month duration for completion.
- The City of Grande Prairie is exploring alternatives for the Leisure Centre renovation project after a $4M budget shortfall was identified. The project was scheduled for completion by 2017.
- BluEarth Renewables is planning to start construction in May 2015 on its $80M Bull Creek Wind Project near Provost. A scaled down version of the original project was recently approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission.
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