Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(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 NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- The federal government and Memorial University have announced $25M in funding to redevelop the Memorial University's Battery Facility. This project will allow for the relocation of four innovation hubs.
- Vale has announced it is closing its St. John's office, and shifting focus to the Voisey's Bay mine site in Labrador. The closure will affect four employees.
- A Request for Proposal (RFP) has been issued by the Provincial Government for the renovation and extension of St. Peter¿s Primary school in Mount Pearl, NL
- The Government of NL announced $100,000 in funding to the East Coast Trail Association to support trail operations and maintenance on the Avalon Peninsula
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