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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|
|Moncton--Richibucto Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be good for Mechanical engineers (NOC 2132) in the Moncton - Richibucto region for the 2017-2019 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several 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 Mechanical engineers in the Moncton - Richibucto region:
- Approximately 230 people work in this occupation.
- Mechanical engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 26%
- Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 26%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 16%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 25 - Sep 29, 2017
- Moncton-based technology company Tech Software Solutions (TKS) has immediate plans to hire up to 10 additional staff after being acquired by Assumption Group
- Dream Payments, which opened a Moncton office back in July 2017, is eligible to receive up to $2M in support from Opportunities NB. The company is hoping to create 125 jobs including web developers, software engineers and quality assurance personnel.
- The Sugar Brook Community Wind Farm Limited Partnership has submitted a proposal to NB Power to build a 20 mw community-owned wind farm in the Sackville area. If approved, the electricity generated from the wind farm could power up to 7,000 homes.
- Moncton's Gulf Fisheries Centre on University Avenue will get $1.8M in renovation work to turn the facility into a scientific research centre. The small crafts harbour program will also be moved from Ottawa to Moncton, bringing up to 40 high paying jobs.
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