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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)  (NOC 7421)
Avalon Peninsula Region
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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

Please consult the Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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