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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)  (NOC 7421)
Avalon Peninsula Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Avalon Peninsula 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

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Table on the employment potential for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in Avalon Peninsula Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Avalon Peninsula Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) (NOC 7421) in the Avalon Peninsula 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 is expected to decline.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 2,230 people work in this occupation region.
  • Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 63%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 17%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 9%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 11% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 75% compared to 70% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 14% compared to 17% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 08 - Aug 12, 2016 Week of Jun 06 - Jun 10, 2016 Week of May 23 - May 27, 2016 Week of May 02 - May 06, 2016
  • The St. John's Convention Centre officially opened on May 3, after years of construction on a $65M expansion
Please consult the Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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