Job prospects Gas Turbine Machinery Industrial Mechanic near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a gas turbine machinery industrial mechanic.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

gas turbine machinery industrial mechanic
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics (NOC 7311) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 4,050 people work in this occupation.
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 9%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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