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Civil engineering technologists and technicians  (NOC 2231)
Halifax Region
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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 Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Civil engineering technologists and technicians in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be fair for Civil engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2231) in Nova Scotia for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Civil engineering technologists and technicians in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 650 people work in this occupation.
  • Civil engineering technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 53%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
  • Table on the employment potential for Civil engineering technologists and technicians in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
    Location Employment Potential Release Date
    Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Please consult the Halifax Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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