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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.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews (NOC 7217) 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 growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
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).
- 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 Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2015
- The City of Medicine Hat plans to expand the terminal ramp at its regional airport this year, at a cost of $786,000. The main runaway is also scheduled for repaving, but the $7.5M project is contingent on receipt of an aviation infrastructure grant from the federal government.
- Saucier + Perrotte, a Montreal architectural firm, is in line to design the $180M Lewis Farms Recreation Centre in Edmonton. As part of the proposed contract, the company is partnering with local business, Architecture Tkalcic Bengert.
- ICE District Properties Joint Venture announced that the new hotel adjacent to Rogers Place will be upgraded to the luxury JW Marriott brand, the third such hotel in Canada. The building is expected to open in 2018.
- The City of Lethbridge has awarded a contract for the restoration of the historic Galt Museum to Cobra Corporate Management. The work is expected to cost almost $0.9M and will take one year to complete.
- Nitro Construction Ltd. of Lethbridge has been awarded a contract worth approximately $731,000 to build an eight-change-room heated facility at the North Lethbridge Sports Park. The revised structure will meet the requirements of provincial and national tournament standards.
- BuildForce Canada is forecasting that Alberta could lose 31,000 construction jobs by 2019 in a recent report. In the oilsands sector alone, construction jobs are forecast to decline by 28 percent from the peak in 2014.
- Rocky View Schools is planning for a new elementary school in the Hillcrest neighbourhood in Airdrie, pending final approval from the Government of Alberta. The facility could be open for the 2019 school year.
- JobJar, a new service that matches contractors with customers, has launched in Calgary. The online database connects homeowners with handy people who are looking for work.
- Embassy Bosa applied to the City of Calgary to build two residential towers and five commercial buildings as the first phase of the Currie Barracks development. Construction is expected to start in 2017, with the overall project taking more than 15 years.
- Brookfield Residential is building a new phase in the Cochrane community of Fireside. The company has 87 lots for development and has already built two showhomes.
- Century Gardens, a downtown Calgary park, is set to undergo $12.86M in renovations and upgrades. The city is hoping to put the project out to tender by the second quarter of 2016, with construction starting by the end of the year.
- Pyrogy Park in the Village of Glendon will see construction of a new $95,000 playground in the spring of 2016. The Municipal District of Binnyville is also contributing $100,000 towards landscape improvements in the park.
- Dawson Wallace Construction was awarded a $91.5M contract for construction of an Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission warehouse in St. Albert. The new warehouse is expected to bring more than 400 jobs to St. Albert.
- The Government of Alberta confirmed its commitment of $2.8M for improvements at the Strathmore Health Centre. Expanding the facility's emergency room is a priority for Alberta Health Services. The project is in the planning stages, with construction expected to start in 2016-17.
- Dawson Wallace Construction has been awarded a $20M contract by the Lethbridge Public School Board for construction of a new middle school. The project is scheduled to start in the spring of 2016 with the opening planned for the 2018-19 school year.
- The City of Camrose approved a 2016 capital budget of $9.8M that includes funding for roads, street lights, storm sewers, and waste management
- A three-year, $42M modernization was recently started at Medicine Hat High School. Part of the school will be adapted for students in the fall of 2017, allowing construction to be completed on the remaining sections.
- The Town of Banff has approved Phase One of the Banff Elementary School Modernization Project, which includes the construction of 13 classrooms. The work is expected to start in April 2016 and be complete by September 1, 2017.
- The Bashaw Seed Cleaning Cooperative Association is moving ahead with construction of a new $6M facility in Bashaw in early 2016
- The City of Medicine Hat is seeking proposals by January 21 for the development of a city-owned lot that has been vacant for more than 36 years. The city set design specifications for a $30M to $40M complex on the site.
- A fire on December 24 has destroyed a hotel under construction in Fort McMurray. Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels plans to rebuild the project.
- The County of St. Paul is moving ahead with infrastructure projects in a 2016 capital budget of approximately $15.93M. A major water supply line, a sewage lagoon, and a wastewater transfer station account for the bulk of the spending.
- Aspen View Public Schools has released the conceptual design for a new high school in Athabasca. The school district is planning to send out tender requests shortly.
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