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Electrical power line and cable workers  (NOC 7244)
Toronto Region
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Table on the employment potential for Electrical power line and cable workers in Toronto Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Toronto Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2017-08-25

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Electrical power line and cable workers (NOC 7244) in the Toronto 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 strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Toronto Hydro, the province's largest utility distribution network, is undertaking several projects to rehabilitate and upgrade the infrastructure and also to meet the energy needs of the fast growing population, particularly in the downtown area in the City of Toronto. The establishment of the new Copeland Station is among the major initiatives, and is expected to create more service needs from electrical power line and cable workers in this region.

Here are some key facts about Electrical power line and cable workers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 1,290 people work in this occupation.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 10% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 67% compared to 71% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 23% compared to 18% for all occupations
Please consult the Ontario and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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