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Meteorological technicians observe weather and atmospheric conditions, record and interpret meteorological data, transmit and report on recorded information, and provide meteorological information and advice to the general public, the transportation industry and the media. They are employed by the Atmospheric Environment Service of Environment Canada and by the armed forces, private consulting companies, resource and utility companies and by provincial governments.
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- Observe, record and transmit atmospheric and weather information including air pressure, temperature, humidity, wind, precipitation, cloud and ultraviolet conditions
- Observe, chart and report on ice conditions in navigable waters
- Provide weather information to various users such as pilots, farmers, shipping industries and news media
- Inspect and service various weather service installations and maintain equipment and instruments
- Analyze and interpret weather data
- Maintain climatological databases and participate in the production of weather maps and charts
- Observe snow conditions and participate in programs to control avalanches in mountainous terrain.
Outlook & Prospects for Meteorological Technicians in Fredericton--Oromocto
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
- Cedar Tree Café, a Mediterranean-style restaurant in downtown Fredericton, has closed
- Whimsy, a specialty boutique that sells a variety of items made by almost 70 local artisans, has opened on Main Street in Fredericton
- Construction has begun on the $9.12M, 30-bed addition to the Carleton Manor nursing home in Woodstock
- Kings Landing Historical Settlement has received $300,000 in provincial funding to develop new programming and to maintain current staff levels. The outdoor living museum in Prince William currently employs 150 people.
- Several new businesses have opened in downtown Fredericton in the past few months. New restaurants on Queen Street include Vault 29, a Prohibition-themed pub, as well as 540 Kitchen & Bar, a gastropub, and Chess Piece Patisserie & Café. Second Spin Records, a store selling used and new vinyl records, is expected to open in August on York Street.
- The Blue Door restaurant and bar will reopen in Fredericton under new ownership this month, with a staff of 16 people
- The Oromocto Health Clinic will open in November, employing a physician, two nurse practitioners, several nurses, a dietitian, a social worker and administrative staff
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