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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Mauricie Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Construction inspectors (NOC 2264) in the Mauricie region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Construction inspectors in the Mauricie region:
- Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
- Construction inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 40%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 27%
- Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 10%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 78% compared to 68% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 06 - Nov 10, 2017
- Matériaux Spécialisés Louiseville, a company specializing in manufacturing thermal panels, soundproofing, and commercial roofing, has hired seven workers over the past year, and further hiring should occur with the development of new foreign markets (available in French only)
- Aliksir will invest $2M in constructing an essential oils plant in Saint-Tite in 2018, which will create jobs. The company's objective is to expand its production and move closer to its supplies. (available in French only)
- Manufacturers in the Maskinongé RCM, including those working in furniture, textiles, and food processing, are looking for workers. The RCM's Service de développement économique et du territoire has established a work committee. (available in French only)
- The Centre de formation professionnelle Bel-Avenir's École d'alimentation et d'hôtellerie in Trois-Rivières is often approached by restaurants and the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec, which lack kitchen staff (available in French only)
- Restaurants in Mauricie are having recruitment difficulties. Le Saint-Mo bistro gourmand and Stratos Pizzeria locations in the Shawinigan region are continuously looking for kitchen staff and servers. (available in French only)
- The Haute-Mauricie region is having difficulty finding workers in the commercial and industrial sectors, including in food services, restaurants, retail, services, and major industries, no field is spared (available in French only)
- The Supermarché Arcand IGA in La Tuque, which is looking mostly for full-time workers, has been having hiring difficulties since last spring. The Maxi supermarket in La Tuque also had problems filling grocery clerk positions. (available in French only)
- The forestry industry is hiring in Haute-Mauricie. Groupe Rémabec, Resolute Forest Products, and WestRock are publishing job offers in the media and on websites. Workers in skilled trades are in particular demand. (available in French only)
- WestRock, a La Tuque-based cardboard-packaging manufacturer, will invest $25M in two energy-efficiency projects to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. During the year-long construction period, 30 jobs will be created. (available in French only)
- Mauricie companies are having difficulties recruiting industrial sewing machine operators, welders, machinists, client care attendants, programmers, and computer analysts (available in French only)
- Chocolato, a chocolate and ice cream bar in Shawinigan, was inaugurated on October 20 following a $1M investment, which created 12 jobs. This franchise's first location in Mauricie will be open all year. (available in French only)
- Le Brasier 1908 restaurant and bar will open inside the Delta Hotel in Trois-Rivières in summer 2018 following a $3M investment, which will create 60 jobs. The restaurant, bar, and private rooms will seat 200. (available in French only)
- Brochot Industrie Inc., an electrical and electronic equipment manufacturer in Shawinigan, must quickly find the staff required to meet its new call for tenders. The creation of about 10 jobs is possible over the next year. (available in French only)
- Companies in the Maskinongé RCM are looking for about 160 workers to fill various positions, including some in the furniture industry. A second training session for industrial sewing machine operators will start over the next few months. (available in French only)
- Les Marchés Tradition in Saint-Tite is on the verge of closing due to economic reasons, and about 40 employees will lose their jobs (available in French only)
- The Centre de langues internationales Charpentier (CLIC) has moved its head office to Trois-Rivières, creating 12 jobs, of which six are full-time. CLIC will add 13 jobs by the end of the year, including five instructors and administrative staff. (available in French only)
- Maison Olivier Shawinigan Inc. will invest $12M in expanding its seniors' residence specializing in accompanying individuals with cognitive disabilities, which will result in about 85 new employees being hired in June 2018 (available in French only)
- Over 820 jobs are available in Mauricie's information technology sector. In total, 17 companies facing staffing shortages participated in a Vitrine T.I. event to fill the 200 jobs they had to offer. (available in French only)
- Milette Doors in Saint-Boniface is continually looking for employees, but workers are hard to find. This door and window manufacturer has invested over $2.4M in its plant to obtain state-of-the-art machinery. (available in French only)
- The Résidence des Bâtisseurs in La Tuque will open in fall 2018. About 20 employees are working on its construction, and this number will increase in the coming months to reach a peak of up to 70 in summer 2018. (available in French only)
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