Job outlook Civil Engineer near Truro (NS)

Job opportunities for Civil engineers (NOC 2131) are fair near Truro (NS) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a civil engineer.

Job opportunities near Truro (NS)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Civil engineers (NOC 2131) in the North Shore region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Civil engineers in the North Shore region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Civil engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 30%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 18%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 12%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 11%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 11%

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia


The job outlook for a civil engineer working in Nova Scotia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Civil engineers (NOC 2131) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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