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Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations  (NOC 7221)
West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of railway and yard locomotive engineers, railway yard workers and railway labourers. They are employed by railway transport companies.

railway transport operations supervisor, road foreman/woman, freight train, stationmaster, trainmaster, yard foreman/woman – railway, yardmaster – railway.

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate trains, drive locomotives in railway yards and perform other duties related to railway operations
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other units
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve performance
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
  • Prepare work reports.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Corner Brook, Codroy, Deer Lake, Grandois, Grey Islands Harbour, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Humber Arm South, Labrador City, Pasadena, St. Anthony, Stephenville, Stephenville Crossing, Wabush, Benoit's Cove, Halfway Point

View a list of Service Canada offices in this area.

Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Avalon Peninsula Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014 Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
Please consult the West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.