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Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews  (NOC 7217)
Camrose--Drumheller Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

This unit group includes excavating, grading, paving, drilling and blasting contractors who own and operate their own business. This unit group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: <i>Crane Operators</i> (7371), <i>Drillers and Blasters &ndash; Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction</i> (7372), <i>Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)</i> (7421), <i>Longshore Workers</i> (7451), <i>Material Handlers</i> (7452), <i>Public Works Maintenance Equipment Operators</i> (7422), <i>Railway Track Maintenance Workers</i> (7432) and <i>Water Well Drillers</i> (7373). They are employed in a wide range of establishments; places of employment are indicated in the above unit group descriptions.

excavating contractor, foreman/woman, demolition, foreman/woman, drilling and blasting – construction, foreman/woman, logging road construction, foreman/woman, railway gang, foreman/woman, railway track maintenance, paving contractor, pipeline construction supervisor, road maintenance foreman/woman, section foreman/woman, railway, supervisor, heavy equipment operators, supervisor, oil field construction, supervisor, water well drilling, track foreman/woman – railway.

Contractors and supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate cranes and construction, paving, drilling, railway maintenance and other similar heavy equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Train or arrange for training of workers
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May manage the operations of own company
  • May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Camrose, Lloydminster, Drumheller, Hanna, Killam, Lamont, Provost, Stettler, Strathmore, Three Hills, Tofield, Two Hills, Vegreville, Vermilion, Viking, Vulcan, Wainwright

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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews in Camrose--Drumheller 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.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews in Camrose--Drumheller Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region <Not assigned> 2010-03-25
Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region N/A N/A
Calgary Region N/A N/A
Camrose--Drumheller Region N/A N/A
Edmonton Region N/A N/A
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region N/A N/A
Red Deer Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2009-12-09
Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region N/A N/A

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014 Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014
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