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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
|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 Jun 06 - Jun 10, 2016
- 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
- The Federal Government of Canada and the Government of NL have each contributed $220,193 to the Heart's Delight-Islington Marina Committee in support of the expansion of the marina. Five people will be hired to work on the project for 22 weeks.
- Demolition work has begun on the Memorial University of NL pedway overpass. A new underpass has been installed so that students can safely cross the road.
- The St. John's Convention Centre officially opened on May 3, after years of construction on a $65M expansion
- Suncor is planning to move its 300 employees from the Scotia Centre in downtown St. John's to a growing commercial and retail area off Kenmount Road. Construction will begin soon to retrofit the new office space, with completion expected by summer 2018.
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