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This unit group includes roofing, masonry, painting and other construction trade contractors, not elsewhere classified, who own and operate their own business. Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of various tradespersons, installers, repairers and servicers classified in the following minor groups: <i>Masonry and Plastering Trades</i> (728), <i>Other Construction Trades</i> (729) and <i>Other Installers, Repairers and Servicers</i> (744). They are employed by a wide range of establishments; places of employment are indicated in the unit group descriptions. This unit group also includes prefabricated product installation and service contractors and proprietors of some repair and service establishments.
bricklaying contractor, cement finishing contractor, foreman/woman, glaziers, foreman/woman, insulators, foreman/woman, plasterers, painting contractor, pest control supervisor, roofing contractor, supervisor, bicycle repair shop, supervisor, painters and decorators, supervisor, tilesetters.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of construction workers engaged in bricklaying, roofing, cement finishing, tilesetting, plastering, drywall installation, glazing, insulating and painting, and workers who install and service prefabricated products in residential and commercial properties, as well as workers who repair a wide variety of products, such as musical instruments, sports equipment, vending machines, bicycles and cameras
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other subcontractors
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Prepare work progress reports
- May manage the operations of own company
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers.
Québec, Beauport, Charlesbourg, Donnacona, Saint-Raymond, Baie-Saint-Paul, Beaupré, Cap-Rouge, Château-Richer, Clermont, Donohue, Lac-Saint-Charles, La Malbaie--Pointe-au-Pic, L'Ancienne-Lorette, Loretteville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Saint-Émile, Val-Bélair, Le Moyne, Plage-Rhéaume, Sainte-Anne-Ouest, Sault-à-la-Puce
Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers in Capitale-Nationale 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
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For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Capitale-Nationale region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Replacement needs will be high because of the ageing of the workforce.
Depending on the position, secondary school training in bricklaying and masonry, plastering, tilesetting, glazing, roofing, insulating, concrete preparation and finishing or commercial painting is usually required by employers. Foreman positions are usually obtained through internal promotion after several years' experience as a qualified tradesperson. In the construction industry, candidates must also have a journeyman certificate of competency issued by the Commission de la construction du Québec, while workers in the automobile sector must have a certificate of competency from the Joint Committee on Automobile Services for the Quebec City Region (excluding Charlevoix and Portneuf). Contractors must have a construction contractor's licence from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec. Staff training, management and supervision skills are also required and these workers must continuously upgrade their technical skills.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jul 16 – Jul 20, 2012
- A "gift" of $30M for the sports complex in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures (available in French only)
Week of Jul 02 – Jul 06, 2012
- Provincial government announces funding for Coop Purdel to install two storage silos (available in French only)
Week of Jun 11 – Jun 15, 2012
- The launch of phase 1 of the Estimauville eco-neighbourhood in Québec City is set for spring 2013 (available in French only)
Week of May 28 – Jun 01, 2012
- Project Nodélo, an eco-neighborhood in Québec City, is taking shape (available in French only)
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