Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Engineering managers (NOC 0211) in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Engineering managers in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:
- Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Engineering managers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 40%
- Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 20%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 12%
- More than 95% of Engineering managers work all year, while less than 5% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 7% compared to 11% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 89% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 87% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 13% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 9% compared to 30% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 66% compared to 13% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 14% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- May 2017 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- April 2017 | (PDF, 472 KB)
- March 2017 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 509 KB)
- February 2017 | (PDF, 731 KB)
- January 2017 | (PDF, 471 KB)
- Annual Edition 2016 | (PDF, 505 KB)
- December 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 498 KB)
- November 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- October 2016 | (PDF, 551 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 706 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 477 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 636 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 468 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
- Dexter Mining has begun work on the I.O.C's Wabush 3 project in Labrador West. About 70 workers will be employed in the construction of the new mining pit, which is expected to begin operating in the second half of 2018 and extend the life of the mine.
- The Barry Group hopes to invest $20M to establish ocean perch processing plants in Humber Arm South and Port-aux-Basques in anticipation of increased allocated quotas in 2019.The company says hundreds of jobs would be created in the construction phase.
- The government of NL and St. John's-based Bluedrop Performance Learning have entered into a partnership to expand the company's on-line workplace training technology. The project could result in the creation of 50 jobs in Atlantic Canada.
- Halifax-based C&D Recycling expects to set up an operation in Norris Arm to recycle used tires into aggregate for the construction industry. The pilot project would create jobs for four to six workers.
Week of Jul 03 - Jul 07, 2017
Week of Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2017
- The Sears store located in Corner Brook is one of the 59 stores closing across Canada. The closure will be the second large retailer to leave the Corner Brook Plaza after Target closed its doors in January 2015.
- Wreckhouse Energy, a new energy start-up in St. John's, plans to install wind turbines in the coming months after net metering legislation comes into effect July 1st. They will offer rentals for a monthly fee while benefiting from the power that is generated.
- The Equifax Consumer Credit report states that the average household debt for Newfoundland and Labrador is $23,000. The report also indicates that the delinquency rate for the province has increased to 28.8%, the highest in the country.
- PAL Aerospace in St. John's has received a $2.2M grant from the Newfoundland and Labrador government to remodel a Dash-8 plane to be used for special missions around the world. This is expected to create 150 jobs.
Week of Jun 19 - Jun 23, 2017
- Secret Cove Brewing Company, a craft beer microbrewery, on the Port Au Port Peninsula hopes to be in production by early 2018. The company is planning to build a production facility and a tap room for customers to sample the brew.
- Fugro Geosurveys and Solace Power Inc., two technology companies, have received $8M in combined funding from ACOA and the provincial government. The funding will help both companies expand and grow their technologies.
- Husky Energy has announced that the major construction contracts for the White Rose extension project will be awarded in several weeks and activity will ramp up quickly. Work at the facility is expected to employ 700 to 800 during peak construction.
- Notre Dame Seafoods Inc. has announced it is permanently closing the shrimp plant in Twillingate, affecting approximately 100 workers.
- Nexen Energy, a new player in the NL offshore, is putting down roots. The company has two blocks in the Flemish Pass that they are planning long term drilling campaigns. The company has also opened an office in downtown St. John's.
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