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Architecture and science managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of an architecture, landscape architecture, scientific or statistical department, service or firm. They are employed by a wide range of private sector and government establishments as well as by architectural firms and scientific research companies.
architectural manager, chief actuary, director of architecture, director of research – forestry, director of research – manufacturing, director of research – mining, director, agricultural chemistry branch, landscape architecture manager, manager, life sciences program, manager, petroleum geology department, scientific research department manager, statistical service manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an architecture, landscape architecture, scientific research and development laboratory or quality control department, service or firm
- Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the architectural, scientific and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm
- Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
- Recruit personnel and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence in required areas
- May participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the theoretical or applied scientific work of the department
- May consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals or present architectural or scientific research reports and findings.
Outlook & Prospects for Architecture and Science Managers in Saint John--St. Stephen 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within New Brunswick.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmundston--Woodstock Region||<Not assigned>||2011-05-20|
|Saint John--St. Stephen Region||N/A||N/A|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- November 2013 | (PDF, 540 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 606 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 439 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 571 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 266 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 233 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 234 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 280 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 630 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 02 - Dec 06, 2013
- Bonte Foods has been awarded the production rights for CFB Gagetown military boxed lunch meals. The company expects to add 20 to 30 jobs at its Dieppe facility.
- Massage Addict, with a full team of registered massage therapists, has opened in Dieppe, its second location in the area
- The Atlantic Welding Technology Centre will be established on the community college campus in Bathurst. The centre will provide training opportunities for welders on the newest technologies to combat possible future skills shortages in that occupation, and showcase innovative systems to local employers, according to the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
- The three-year $40M Harbour Bridge refurbishment project in Saint John has been completed. The work included repair of the bridge deck, installation of medians, walls, signage, lighting, and drainage, and removal of toll infrastructure.
- MFA Construction Inc. of Tracadie-Sheila has been awarded a $4.6M contract to build an addictions centre in Edmundston. The 12-bed facility will replace an older structure that is not up to current standards.
- Martell Home Builders, a Moncton-based company, will construct a 24- to 32-unit apartment building for retirees in Miramichi, beginning in the spring of 2014. The company is currently constructing a similar building at the same site on Ironmen Road.
- According to the snowplow operators¿ union in New Brunswick, there are 70 fewer operators on New Brunswick roads this year than there were a couple of years ago. Meanwhile, the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure indicates there will still be a sufficient number of staff and plows to manage the work.
- Potash Corporation will permanently cut 130 jobs and shut down its Penobsquis potash mine near Sussex by March of 2014 due to uncertainty in the marketplace. Work will continue at the company¿s nearby Piccadilly mine, where potash is expected to be extracted by early 2015. The workforce, which had grown from 377 people in 2010, will number about 400 after the cuts.
- The provincial government will put $3.6M towards apprenticeship training to help young workers develop skills and find jobs. According to the education minister, the programs may help combat an aging workforce and the drain of skilled workers to Alberta.
- A Best Western Plus hotel, located on the former Kent property in downtown Bathurst, will open in December
- GuestLogix, a Toronto-based firm that develops technology for on-board retailing services on airline and rail operations, will set up in Moncton in December. The company will employ 35 full-time workers, including software developers, quality assurance testers, and other IT personnel.
- Saint John will undertake a massive $230M project to overhaul its water system, which includes construction of a treatment plant and pipes. Work should start in 2015, with the system operational by 2018.
- RtTech Software, a Moncton company that designs computer software to help manufacturers reduce waste and run more efficiently, will expand and create six new jobs.
- Yellow Media, publisher of the yellow pages, will eliminate 25 jobs in Saint John in the next couple of months, as part of a national reduction. The company currently employs 79 workers in city, and the positions affected, in business processing support, have become mainly automated as the company moves more into the digital age.
- Galbraith Construction of Saint John has been awarded a $1.1M contract to build a sewage lift station and complete the final phase of the city¿s harbour cleanup project. The cleanup has been underway for close to five years, and is expected to be completed by the summer of 2014.
- TD Insurance will add 275 jobs to the customer service centre and claims department at its Saint John office, bringing the total workforce in the city to 730 employees. Of the 275 jobs, 121 are now posted on the TD website, and the rest will be filled gradually.
- Freshii, a new restaurant franchise specializing in quick healthy meals will open at the northwest corner of Botsford and Main streets in the former Terre Verde store location. Started in New York city in 2005, the restaurant chain is a fast growing company with a 100 locations in eight countries and plans for rapid expansion. It is not immediately known when the new restaurant will open or how many people will be employed there.
- Caisse populaire Sud-Est branches in Notre-Dame, St-Paul, Richibucto-Village and Pointe-Sapin in southeast New Brunswick closed on November 29, 2013. The closures are attributable to declines in automated teller and in-person teller use due to the adoption of new technologies such as home computers and mobile devices. Five jobs will be affected by the closures. Caisse populaire Sud-Est has 12 other branches within southeast New Brunswick which remain open.
- H¿tel Shediac, a 60-room hotel located at 222 Belliveau Street in Shediac is expected to open in December. The construction of the hotel was started in May 2012 and the owners had originally planned the opening for June 2013. The hotel's website is now accepting reservations starting on December 15. The hotel also includes a St. James Gate restaurant.
- Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss Limited of Baie-Sainte-Anne received a combined funding of $700,000 from the federal government's Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the provincial government's Miramichi Economic Development and Innovation Fund. The monies will be used to purchase new equipment enabling the company to modernize and expand production capabilities. Theriault & Hachey Peat Moss has operated in the region for 50 years and employs about 70 people.
- The ¿Commission du tourisme acadien du Canada atlantique¿, an acadian tourism industry commission, recently received $1M to develop a more focused approach to Acadian tourism promotion. The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) contributed $800,000 while the three Maritime provincial governments contributed most of the remaining $200,000. The commission works with tourism industry organizations and institutions operating in the Maritime provinces.
- CGI Group Inc., an information technology and business process services firm will over the next three years create up to 125 high-end jobs, shared between its two offices in Moncton and Fredericton. The jobs are being created with funding of $2M provided by provincial crown corporation Invest New Brunswick. The company will be hiring project managers, business analysts, developers and testers. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. has 68,000 employees worldwide.
- The provincial government plans to invest $200M in renovations to Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton. A consultant is updating a 2007 report that outlines the upgrades needed at the hospital. The consulting work should be completed by February 2014. The 2007 report identifies upgrades needed to the intensive care unit, ambulatory procedure unit, sterile processing department, the surgical daycare, and the maternal newborn and gynaecology services unit.
- Employees of the Twin Rivers paper mills in Edmundston and Plaster Rock have rejected the latest contract offer from the company. The company was offering a 10 percent salary increase over five years. The company was also proposing to reduce social benefits and cut 45 jobs. The unionized employees have been without a contract since July 2012. No date has been set to return to the negotiating table.
- The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture has released a report prepared by the private firm Aquila on the opportunities for development of the cruise ship market in Northern New Brunswick. The report suggests that the Port of Caraquet, because of the many cultural attractions of the Acadian Peninsula, has the most opportunity to see growth in the cruise ship market, while Miramichi and Dalhousie may have more challenges in the short term.
- The ExxonMobil call centre located in the old Loch Lomond Mall in Saint John will close by June 2014, thus eliminating 210 jobs from the city. The company operates two call centres in New Brunswick employing 1100 people, the other being in Moncton with 900 employees. With the closure of the Saint John call centre ExxonMobil plans to consolidate its operation to the Moncton location. Some of the displaced workers from Saint John may have opportunity to transfer to Moncton.
- The Algonquin Resort Hotel in St. Stephen should fully reopen around February 1, 2014, according to the general manager of the hotel. The new owners of the hotel, New Castle Hotels and Resorts, and Southwest Properties had closed the hotel in the fall of 2012 for a $25M renovation. It is estimated that employment at the hotel will reach 140 to 150, with more year-round jobs, and more summer students hired locally than in the past.
- Cabela's Incorporated, a retail store specializing in hunting and fishing merchandise as well as other outdoors products, has announced it plans to open a 50,000 square-foot retail outlet in Moncton in 2015. The store will be located near the Mapleton Parkway and Trans-Canada Highway and will employ 150 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. Cabela's operates 50 stores across North America, of which four are located in Canada.
- The Atlantic Cancer Research Institute, located at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton, and Boston-based biotech company New England Peptide, have announced the launch of Excipio Technologies Inc. This new startup biotech company has been created to commercialize a synthetic peptide called Vn96, used in the diagnoses of diseases. The new company is expected to create 12 to 15 highly-skilled biotech jobs in the next three years.
- Atlantic Education International is recruiting 70 educators for one-year teaching contracts to work in partner schools in Asia and Brazil for the 2014-2015 school year. According to the company, teachers are given a chance to travel and teach New Brunswick curriculum. Applications can be made at aei-inc.ca. The company also actively recruits at university job fairs.
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