Job prospects Contractor, Steel Structure Forming, Shaping And Erecting in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 7201) are fair in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a contractor, steel structure forming, shaping and erecting.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

contractor, steel structure forming, shaping and erecting
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 7201) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 600 people work in this occupation.
  • Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 23%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 22%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 72% of contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 8% of contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Limited Limited
    North Central Region Fair Fair
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Fair Fair
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 7201) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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