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Meteorological technicians observe weather and atmospheric conditions, record and interpret meteorological data, transmit and report on recorded information, and provide meteorological information and advice to the general public, the transportation industry and the media. They are employed by the Atmospheric Environment Service of Environment Canada and by the armed forces, private consulting companies, resource and utility companies and by provincial governments.
aerological technician, avalanche controller, climate data processor, climate service specialist, climate service technician, ice service specialist, meteorological inspector, meteorological technician, officer-in-charge, weather station, operations technician, weather station, surface weather observer, weather service specialist.
- Observe, record and transmit atmospheric and weather information including air pressure, temperature, humidity, wind, precipitation, cloud and ultraviolet conditions
- Observe, chart and report on ice conditions in navigable waters
- Provide weather information to various users such as pilots, farmers, shipping industries and news media
- Inspect and service various weather service installations and maintain equipment and instruments
- Analyze and interpret weather data
- Maintain climatological databases and participate in the production of weather maps and charts
- Observe snow conditions and participate in programs to control avalanches in mountainous terrain.
St. John's, Mount Pearl, Arnold's Cove, Bay Roberts, Bishop's Cove, Carbonear, Conception Bay South, Gulch, Gull Island, Harbour Grace, North River, Spaniard's Bay, Torbay, Upper Island Cove, Wabana, Birchy Nap, Chamberlains, Codner, Doyles, Foxtrap, Goulds, Greeleytown, Kelligrews, Lance Cove, Lawrence Pond, Manuels, Newton, North Pond Heights, Peachytown, Riverdale, Talcville, Topsail, Upper Gullies
Outlook & Prospects for Meteorological Technicians in Avalon Peninsula 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 Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Karwood Realty of Paradise has started work on the development of the 240-acre Veterans Memorial Business Park in Spaniard's Bay. Once the power lines are moved, the company will begin the planning stages.
- Twelve positions have been eliminated at the Telegram newspaper in St. John's due to restructuring. Two other management positions were eliminated earlier this past summer.
- The construction phase at the Vale nickel processing plant in Long Harbour is now complete. The start-up phase will employ 1,500 people at peak production, and 500 permanent technicians when the plant moves into full production.
- The provincial government and the City of Mount Pearl have contributed $1.8M towards the construction of a new gymnastics facility in Mount Pearl. Construction is expected to start next year and be completed by 2015.
- The City of St. John's awarded a $3.3M contract to Redwood Construction for the demolition and replacement of the pool house and splash pad in Bannerman Park, St. John's
- The City of St. John's awarded a $5M to Magna Contracting and Management to complete the first phase of renovations to the municipal depot. This phase will include renovations to employee facilities, locker and change rooms.
- The communities of Bay Roberts, Carbonear, Clarenville, Torbay and Portugal Cove-St. Philip¿s will soon receive fibre optic service as part of a $12M expansion project
- The new $36M, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Metrobus Depot is scheduled to officially open in St. John's on December 4th
- The provincial government announced $9.4M in contracts for the construction of a series of underpasses on the Team Gushue Highway in St. John's
- The provincial government announced $25,000 in funding to promote culinary talents in NL
- The City of St. John's approved the construction of a new six-storey hotel on Duckworth Street, and a parking lot and some residential units across the street from the hotel
- The provincial government announced $159,000 in funding to support the preservation of the wooden boat museum in Winterton
- One of Transcontinental's local newspapers, The Charter, covering the Placentia area has closed. The Compass, based in Carbonear, will now extend its coverage to include Placentia.
- The provincial government announced $457,000 in funding to redevelop the T'Railway Project in Conception Bay South
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