Job prospects General Foreman/woman - Residential Construction near Vancouver (BC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "general foreman/woman - residential construction" was moved from the group Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 7204) to the group Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 72013).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades" near Vancouver (BC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

general foreman/woman - residential construction
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades (NOC 7204) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,710 people work in this occupation.
  • Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 89%
    • Furniture and related product manufacturing (NAICS 337): 6%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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