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Mechanical engineers  (NOC 2132)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Mechanical engineers in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Mechanical engineers (NOC 2132) in the Moncton - Richibucto 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 small number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Mechanical engineers in the Moncton - Richibucto region:

  • Approximately 200 people work in this occupation.
  • Mechanical engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 37%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: n/a
    • 25 to 54: more than 95% compared to 68% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: n/a

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017 Week of Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2016 Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
  • According to Site Selection magazine, Moncton is one of the 10 locations in Canada to do business. The magazine evaluated 280 locations based on criteria like regional partnerships, business friendly legislation, worker availability and economic growth.
Week of Jul 04 - Jul 08, 2016
  • Global Solutions, an international gaming technology company, has grown from two to 35 employees since opening its Moncton operation in 2011. The company will continue to expand in the future.
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