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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.
Outlook & Prospects for Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers in Vancouver Island and Coast 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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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 07 - Oct 11, 2013
- New hospital developments in Campbell River and Comox will generate an estimated 1,900 direct construction jobs from 2014 until 2017, according to the Vancouver Island Health Authority. The $600M North Island Hospitals Project is currently in the site preparation phase.
- Early site preparation and other building work supporting BC Hydro¿s John Hart Station Replacement Project has created 100 construction-related jobs in Campbell River
- Vancouver Island construction activity and related employment is expected to increase starting in 2014, according to the Vancouver Island Construction Association
- Beecher Bay First Nations is planning to build a $400M residential development near Sooke, on Vancouver Island. Land will be cleared beginning this September and marketing will begin in October. Depending on sales, the first 30 homes could be ready by June 2014.
- Phase 1 construction of the $100M Eagle Creek Village, a mixed-used development in the City of Victoria, is expected to begin mid-September 2013
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