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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
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 Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2017
- The Haute-Mauricie is lacking specialized workers, including forest engineers, forestry technicians, heavy or stationary machine operators, electricians and architechts. Retirements will vacate many jobs. (available in French only)
- The ministère des Transports du Québec has announced investments of $147.2M in Mauricie's road network over the 2017-2019 period, creating work for over 985 workers on 106 construction sites (available in French only)
- Shawinigan-based electronic and electrical companies, including Synapse Electronic, HDI Technologies, Elmec, Kongsberg Automotive, CGI Group, Cognibox by SIM, and Digihub, have job vacancies (available in French only)
- The Cégep de Trois-Rivières will offer an attestation of college studies in event coordination starting on March 14. There are good job opportunities for event coordinators working in tourism and for conference centres and festivals. (available in French only)
- Following a $16.9M investment, AddÉnergie Technologies will install a thousand new electric charging stations by 2019. AddÉnergie expects that its Shawinigan team will increase from 22 to some 100 workers by 2020. (available in French only)
- Omnifab, a growing company in Louiseville that specializes in manufacturing and designing mechanical components, has grown from 30 to 65 employees since 2015. The company is currently seeking a welder, an industrial designer, and a machinist. (available in French only)
- Sogetel will invest $5M in a fibre optic network in La Tuque and is seeking installers, repair technicians and network construction staff. The company might hire customer service employees at a later date. (available in French only)
- GDG Environment, a company in Trois-Rivières that specializes in monitoring biting insects, will create jobs over the next few months. The company employs over 300 seasonal workers in the summer, in addition to 35 full-time biologists and technologists. (available in French only)
- Following modifications to its collective bargaining agreement, the Trois-Rivières Maritime Employers Association will create new jobs and increase its pool of dock workers over the next few weeks (available in French only)
- The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec is working on strategies to address nursing shortages at the Centre hospitalier affilié universitaire régional in Trois-Rivières (available in French only)
- Following a $12.7M investment, about 50 workers are building the Le Béli residence in Saint-Tite. The building should be ready in July. If all the units are rented, 50 employees will be hired. (available in French only)
- The Sports Experts store located in the Centre commercial Les Rivières shopping centre in Trois-Rivières will undergo a $3M expansion. Construction will begin in July and the new store is scheduled to open in October, after hiring 40 more employees. (available in French only)
- The Académie de massage scientifique will open a new accredited massage therapy training centre in Trois-Rivières in September. Students will have the option to choose between full-time training during the week and part-time training during the weekend. (available in French only)
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