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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||(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.
- 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 Dec 01 - Dec 05, 2014
- The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has allocated $3M towards the demolition of the seven Penhorwood condominium complex buildings in Fort McMurray. The vacant buildings are scheduled for demolition by February 2015.
- Parkland Seniors Lodge in Edson is expanding from 40 rooms to 102 rooms by adding a third storey, increasing the space allocation and improving the accessibility within the building. Construction is expected to start in February or March 2015.
- Elk Island Catholic Schools is planning to build a new school near the Dow Centennial Centre in Fort Saskatchewan. The school district is expecting to start construction in November 2015.
- The Canadian Home Builders' Association's Grande Prairie branch is expecting a strong winter construction season and continuing demand for new housing into 2015
- The Livingstone Range School Division plans to spend just over $2M on school infrastructure maintenance and renewal over the 2014-2015 school year. The money is spread across a range of communities and schools throughout the district.
- The Telus World of Science is planning to spend $40M on a major expansion to the facility, with a recent $12M commitment from the City of Edmonton
- The City of Edmonton has approved $3.75M for the expansion of the Winspear Centre, to include a performance theatre with a childcare centre and other cultural space
- Western Securities is planning to start redevelopment of the Stadium Shopping Centre in Calgary by early 2016, with completion in 2021. The site is slated for a hotel, retail space and up to 350 residential units.
- The Government of Alberta has recently announced $160M in new funding for upgrades to seniors lodges in rural areas across the province
- The Government of Alberta has completed a deal to purchase the Willow Square lands in Fort McMurray from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The land transfer will allow the construction of affordable and seniors housing on the site.
- Embassy BOSA is starting construction in February 2015 on a $120M tower as part of the redevelopment of Mount Royal Village in Calgary. The project includes 233 residences, a grocery store, retail and office spaces.
- The $5.1M Eastgate development in Bonnyville, currently under construction, is scheduled for a new hotel, apartment complex, commercial and retail spaces. The project is expected to be completed by 2016 or 2017.
- Rocky View Schools recently held sod-turning ceremonies for three new schools in the area, all scheduled to open in 2016. Two of the schools are in Airdrie and one is in Cochrane.
- Telus is planning to upgrade its service levels throughout Strathcona County and improve wireless coverage by adding antenna sites in the rural areas
- The Town of Sundre is expecting to start a $1.5M multi-phase road construction project in 2015
- Callidus Developments is planning to start construction on two residential towers near MacEwan University in downtown Edmonton, beginning in the summer of 2015. The $400M project will create 1,300 rental and condominium units and is expected to be complete in five to seven years.
- The Village of Boyle is reissuing a tender call for their new Municipal Centre as a construction management service contract, due to legal issues, after previously accepting a winning bid. The timeline for completion remains at December 2015.
- The Town of Canmore is spending just over $473,000 from its capital budget to upgrade its emergency communications systems, following a review of the 2013 flood response
- The Town of Cochrane has 18 capital projects scheduled in its 2015 budget at an estimated cost of $228M. Federal Gas Tax Funds of just over $2M will be used for development of the aquatic and curling centre.
- RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Tanger Outlets have cancelled their deal for a large shopping complex at Calaway Park near Calgary, but Calaway has plans to proceed with a smaller outlet mall at the site
- Anthem Properties Group is moving ahead with the development of 302 condominium units in the next phase of the Waterford project in Calgary, with completion expected in 2018
- The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is undergoing $16M in renovations that will upgrade all of its rooms, restaurants and lounges by the summer of 2016
- The City of Calgary is spending $75M over five years for 18 projects that will build new parks and improve existing ones under the Enmax Legacy Parks program
- The former RCMP building in Fort Saskatchewan will be renovated by the summer or fall of 2015 and become the new home for the Families First Society following a $170,000 contribution from the city
- The Town of Penhold is implementing a new fee structure for construction activities effective January 1, 2015, including development permits, building permits and inspection fees
- The Town of Innisfail has finalized the location for a new $492,000 waste transfer station, slated for inclusion in the 2015 capital budget
- The value of building permits in the Town of Penhold have increased by over $14M thus far into 2014, compared to the same period in 2013, with additional construction on the horizon
- The City of Lethbridge recently approved $11.5M in borrowing for roadway upgrades, waterworks and sanitary sewer projects
- Vermilion County has voted against a bylaw change that would have allowed the joint development of a work lodge by Canada North and Onion Lake Energy, based on the results of an online poll
- Construction could begin in the spring of 2015 on a second underground parking garage at Centre in the Park in Strathcona County, pending the results of a $200,000 engineering study
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