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Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in Lower Mainland - Southwest 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7216) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.
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 strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 4,400 people work in this occupation.
- Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 26%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 17%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 12%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 10%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 8% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 72% compared to 69% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 20% compared to 19% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of May 23 - May 27, 2016
- The National Energy Board issued a recommendation to approve the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, which runs between Edmonton and Burnaby. The recommendation includes 157 conditions that the company must meet before they can begin construction.
- Woodfibre LNG, a liquefied natural gas export facility in Squamish, received federal environmental approval. The project is now awaiting a final investment decision.
- Houston-based KBR Inc. has been selected to complete the engineering and design work for the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas project in Squamish
- Pacific NorthWest LNG recently leased two floors of office space in downtown Vancouver. The new space will accommodate up to 75 staff.
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