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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)  (NOC 7421)
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Outlook & Prospects for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Fredericton--Oromocto

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

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Table on the employment potential for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Fredericton--Oromocto as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Fredericton--Oromocto Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) (NOC 7421) in the Fredericton - Oromocto 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 moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the winter months.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Nov 02 - Nov 06, 2015
  • The City of Fredericton has committed over $7.6M in its capital budget for water and sewer projects in 2016
Week of Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2015
  • A $20M Hilton Garden Inn is tentatively planned to open on Queen Street in Fredericton by the end of 2017. However, the developer, Aquilini Properties LP, has to meet certain conditions set down by the city before construction can start.
Week of Sep 28 - Oct 02, 2015
  • Engineering will begin this fall and construction in the spring of 2016 on a $5M upgrade to the waste water treatment plant in Fredericton
Week of Sep 07 - Sep 11, 2015
  • A recent report estimates that the proposed $40M performing arts centre in Fredericton could create 101 new permanent jobs while injecting $15.5M into the provincial economy annually. The project is also expected to generate 714 full-time equivalent positions during construction, contributing $141M in economic benefits. The centre would replace the city's existing Playhouse.
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