Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
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||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews (NOC 7217) in Alberta. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should 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 17% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 10,300 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(3 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||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- 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) new
- 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 Jan 19 - Jan 23, 2015
- ATCO Energy Solutions and Petrogas Energy are expanding their salt cavern hydrocarbon storage project near Fort Saskatchewan in response to customer demand. Commercial operation of the first two caverns is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016.
- The Town of Athabasca has extended the development permit for the River View Station Project, allowing construction to restart after the previous permit expired at the end of 2014
- Cidex Developments has announced a 21-storey residential rental high-rise for the East Village project in Calgary, as part of the larger $2.4B plan for the area
- Canadian Pacific is planning to dispose of the South Edmonton Yard lands and develop the property in conjunction with Dream Van Horne Properties, a Toronto-based real estate developer. The location has the potential for high density residential, retail and an office park.
- The Town of Canmore has approved the construction of a $37M dry dam in Cougar Creek in Canmore, but construction on the project is contingent on final funding from the Government of Alberta
- PCL Builders, a large construction company, has signed a new collective agreement with 450 unionized employees in Alberta that increases wages and improves benefits. The two-year contract is effective from January 1, 2015.
- The City of Medicine Hat has approved a 2015 to 2016 capital budget of $80M that concentrates on new road construction, and road and intersection improvements
- On January 12, 2015, the Town of Canmore started construction on a $2.5M arts centre called ArtsPlace. A program manager has been hired for the facility and instructors are being sourced for fall 2015 course offerings.
- The Northern Lights School Division is expecting construction to begin April 6, 2015 on the Cold Lake Elementary School Project, with completion scheduled for September 2016
- Alberta Powerline Limited Partnership has been awarded a $1.43B contract to design, construct and operate the Fort McMurray West Transmission Project for a period of 35 years. The transmission line is expected to be in service by 2019.
- The City of Calgary will begin the second phase of street light replacement to LED fixtures in January 2015. The conversions are expected to be complete by 2018.
- Westlock County has approved $4.7M for capital projects in 2015, with the majority of the money for road maintenance and improvements, as well as local infrastructure projects
- Wahl Construction has recently been awarded a $7.1M contract to build a residential detoxification treatment centre in Medicine Hat. The project will use mostly local sub-contractors and is expected to be complete by the end of 2015.
- Construction is currently underway on a new grocery store near downtown Edmonton, with the developer planning a residential tower with 207 rental apartments above the grocery. The development is set to open in late 2015.
- The City of Calgary is planning to spend $3.5M to improve a pedestrian underpass in the downtown core. Construction is expected to be complete in the summer of 2015.
- The County of Grande Prairie is distributing approximately $2.1M in capital grants in 2015 for construction, renovation and upgrading projects
- The City of St. Albert is expecting a range of commercial, residential and industrial developments to begin construction in 2015, pending permit approvals
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