Job prospects Heavy Equipment Mechanic near Vancouver (BC)
Explore current and future job prospects for Heavy-duty equipment mechanics near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a heavy equipment mechanic.
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.
The employment outlook will be good for Heavy-duty equipment mechanics (NOC 7312) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Heavy-duty equipment mechanics in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 3,620 people work in this occupation.
- Heavy-duty equipment mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 22%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 19%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 17%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 16%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
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