Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: <i>Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators</i> (9232), <i>Chemical Plant Machine Operators</i> (9421), <i>Labourers in Chemical Products Processing and Utilities</i> (9613), <i>Water and Waste Plant Operators</i> (9424), <i>Stationary Engineers and Auxiliary Equipment Operators</i> (7351) and <i>Power Systems and Power Station Operators</i> (7352). They are employed by petroleum and natural gas processing, pipeline and petrochemical companies, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, water and waste treatment utilities and in a range of other industries and institutions.
chemical processing supervisor, foreman/woman, chemical, foreman/woman, cosmetics processing, foreman/woman, natural gas plant, foreman/woman, water purification plant, paint processing foreman/woman, production supervisor, pharmaceuticals, production supervisor, specialty chemicals, steam engineer leader, supervisor, petroleum refining, supervisor, pipeline operation, supervisor, power station, supervisor, sewage treatment plant.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate petroleum refineries, chemical plants, water and waste disposal plants and equipment, pipelines, heating plants and power stations and systems
- Identify, investigate, correct and document potential environmental and safety problems
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other units
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
- Provide information for maintenance plans to ensure that maintenance and production objectives are met
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Prepare production and other reports and develop and manage operating budget for area of responsibility
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of trades workers, labourers or other workers.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities in Newfoundland and Labrador
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 Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||N/A||N/A|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-02-29|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||N/A||N/A|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- The federal government has released the Labrador-Island Transmission Link from the environmental assessment process. The link will deliver electricity from the Muskrat Falls generating facility to Newfoundland.
- Nalcor is scheduled to start drilling the underwater transmission line to link Labrador to Newfoundland this week as part of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. The company expects to have the project completed by 2016.
- The provincial government announced $955,752 in funding for upgrades to the town's water system in Bonavista, NL
- Three Special Project Orders (SPO) have been issued outlining labour relations regimes for a collective agreement for all trades working on the Muskrat Falls project in Labrador. A fourth SPO is expected to be issued later this year.
- Currently there are 300 people working on the Muskrat Falls project, down slightly from 529 in April of this year. Seven contractors are on site in various disciplines. Excavation work is currently underway before concrete can be poured for the spillway.
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