Job outlook Installer, Sprinklers And Fire Protection Systems near Vancouver (BC)

The job outlook for an installer, sprinklers and fire protection systems working near Vancouver (BC) is fair over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers (NOC 7252).

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

installer, sprinklers and fire protection systems
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers (NOC 7252) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2018-2020 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Seaspan shipbuilding facilities in North Vancouver and Victoria are constructing non-combat vessels for the Navy and Coast Guard as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The Seaspan contract is expected to create demand for many skilled and experienced workers in trade, construction and manufacturing.

Here are some key facts about Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,380 people work in this occupation.
  • Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 76%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for an installer, sprinklers and fire protection systems working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers (NOC 7252) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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