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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be fair for Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2241) in the Edmonton region 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 1,530 people work in this occupation.
- Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 17%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
- Utilities (NAICS 22): 9%
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 04 - Dec 08, 2017
- The City of St. Albert is spending $6.4M to replace residential water meters. Neptune Technology Group is handling the meter replacement program.
- EPCOR Utilities is planning to build a solar farm in Edmonton to run a water treatment centre and supply the electrical grid. EPCOR intends to fund the project partly through a $1.9M annual contribution from Edmonton utility ratepayers.
- The City of Edmonton has approved the transfer of its drainage assets to EPCOR. The $1.1B deal is scheduled to take effect September 1, 2017.
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