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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.

questionUndetermined : UndeterminedLimited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Newfoundland and Labrador Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-06-25

Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.

According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014 Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014
Please consult the West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.