Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes sheet metal, ironwork, welding and boilermaking trade contractors who own and operate their own businesses. This group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: <i>Sheet Metal Workers</i> (7261), <i>Boilermakers</i> (7262), <i>Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters</i> (7263), <i>Ironworkers</i> (7264), <i>Welders and Related Machine Operators</i> (7265) and <i>Blacksmiths and Die Setters</i> (7266). They are employed by structural, platework and related metal products fabrication, manufacturing and erecting companies.
contractor, ironwork, foreman/woman, blacksmiths, foreman/woman, boilermakers, foreman/woman, ironworkers, supervisor, boilermakers, supervisor, sheet metal workers, supervisor, structural metal fitters, supervisor, welders.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who shape, form and join metal parts or products to specified dimensions and erect light and heavy metal products and structures
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
- Prepare production and other reports
- Set up machines and equipment
- May manage the operations of own company
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, machine operators, helpers and labourers.
Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades in Mauricie Region
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|
|Mauricie Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-11-20|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Mauricie region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- In the Mauricie region, $2.4M will be spent on infrastructure upgrades at the Mastigouche and Saint-Maurice wildlife preserves, creating 12 direct and 10 indirect jobs. (available in French only)
- Following a $3.5M expansion, the ADF Diesel engine machining and assembly centre in Saint-Stanislas plans to create from 10 to 15 new jobs, after hiring 8 new employees in the past six months (available in French only)
- In Shawinigan, the Epsilia software design firm expects a major increase in sales that could lead to 20 new hires within three years (available in French only)
- In Shawinigan, online game developer Alchemic Dream expects to hire another twenty or so employees by the end of the year (available in French only)
- The Desjardins Youth Work Experience program will provide 12 young people from the Maskinongé RCM with a job this summer (available in French only)
- La Coop fédérée has announced that it will close its distribution centre in Trois-Rivières within 15 months and that 236 people will lose their jobs (available in French only)
- As a result of a $1,575,000 project announced on February 7 at Boiseries Leblanc of Louiseville, 11 skilled jobs will be added to the company (available in French only)
- More than 250 summer jobs are to be filled in Trois-Rivières for day camp counsellors, guides, park supervisors, grounds attendants and lifeguards (available in French only)
- Automation Mauricie, in Trois-Rivières, announced a $4.3M investment to acquire equipment and 30-some jobs will be added to the 70 existing ones (available in French only)
- Kongsberg Automotive, in Shawinigan, announced a $1.4M investment to create a centre of excellence in electronics, which will create jobs for engineers and technicians (available in French only)
- The Chocolats Favoris chocolate factory will be investing more than $500,000 in Trois-Rivières by the time it opens in the spring, creating at least 30 jobs, some of which will be summer jobs (available in French only)
- A hundred jobs will be created over the next five years in Shawinigan with the arrival of electric terminal manufacturer AddÉnergie Technologie, set to open its plant with a $21M price tag (available in French only)
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