Job prospects Fabricator, Steel - Structural Metal And Platework near Sudbury (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters near Sudbury (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a fabricator, steel - structural metal and platework.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

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Job prospects

fabricator, steel - structural metal and platework
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (NOC 7235) in the Northeast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 23%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 21%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 16%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 14%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 10%
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