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This unit group includes excavating, grading, paving, drilling and blasting contractors who own and operate their own business. This unit group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: <i>Crane Operators</i> (7371), <i>Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction</i> (7372), <i>Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)</i> (7421), <i>Longshore Workers</i> (7451), <i>Material Handlers</i> (7452), <i>Public Works Maintenance Equipment Operators</i> (7422), <i>Railway Track Maintenance Workers</i> (7432) and <i>Water Well Drillers</i> (7373). They are employed in a wide range of establishments; places of employment are indicated in the above unit group descriptions.
excavating contractor, foreman/woman, demolition, foreman/woman, drilling and blasting – construction, foreman/woman, logging road construction, foreman/woman, railway gang, foreman/woman, railway track maintenance, paving contractor, pipeline construction supervisor, road maintenance foreman/woman, section foreman/woman, railway, supervisor, heavy equipment operators, supervisor, oil field construction, supervisor, water well drilling, track foreman/woman – railway.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate cranes and construction, paving, drilling, railway maintenance and other similar heavy equipment
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
- Prepare production and other 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, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews in Côte-Nord Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||2012-10-10|
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Labour Market Bulletins
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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jun 10 – Jun 14, 2013
- Groupe Quorum, a real estate developer, announced construction of some 50 condominiums in two buildings in Verdun. The project will be completed in fall 2014. (available in French only)
- Construction is under way on Loft Angus, a 60-unit residential project in Rosemont Petite-Patrie. The housing complex is expected to open in spring 2014. (available in French only)
- A park-and-ride lot estimated at between $20 and $30M will be built in Sainte-Julie. Work will begin in 2014 with completion in 2016. (available in French only)
- Gatineau's Théâtre de l'Île will be renovated at a cost of $1.5M, with the work being spread over one and a half years (available in French only)
- Ivanhoe Cambridge, a real estate developer, plans to invest $20M to renovate the Rockhill housing complex in Montréal (available in French only)
- Construction Norascon of Amos has won a $1.7M contract to rebuild the Chemin Senator intersection in Rouyn-Noranda (available in French only)
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- A residential tower estimated at $60M will be erected in Griffintown. Devimco Immobilier will build 257 dwelling units by the beginning of 2015. (available in French only)
- A $110.5M investment to build and expand elementary and secondary schools in Montréal in the next couple of years has been announced by the provincial government (available in French only)
- Real estate promoters Groupe HYDE and Développement SCD have announced the TOM condominium tower project in downtown Montréal. This 40-floor project plans construction of 287 apartments, as well as a business centre. (available in French only)
- Work on the biggest traffic circle of Gatineau estimated at $4.7M will begin soon (available in French only)
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Canada Post modernizes its facilities at its mail processing establishment located in the Saint-Laurent borough to increase its productivity. At a cost of $200M, work will be completed in December 2013. (available in French only)
- Produits alimentaires Viau, a firm specializing in food processing, announced an expansion project in Montréal estimated at $61M. This project will allow the creation of 105 jobs in the next 5 years and the retainment of 285 others. (available in French only)
- The provincial government has announced a $90M investment to create 1,150 affordable community housing apartments in Montréal in the next year (available in French only)
- A new daycare, with a capacity to welcome 160 kids, will be built in Aylmer sector of Gatineau (available in French only)
- Thirty-two affordable apartments, divided among 5 buildings, will be built in Gatineau (available in French only)
- Jean Coutu has invested $190M in Varennes for the construction of a new distribution centre (available in French only)
- The construction of the new Carrefour St-Romuald should begin this fall. This project is estimated at $500M. Many store banners will set up shop, such as Costco, Toys 'R' Us, Bouclair and Latulippe. (available in French only)
- The Ville de Shawinigan will restore some of its infrastructure at a cost of more than $16.3M (available in French only)
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Nearly $150M will be invested over the next two years in the development and maintenance of the road network in Centre-du-Québec (available in French only)
- Two churches in Montréal will be converted into 156 units of public housing and a new location for the Maison de l'économie sociale. Projects are estimated at over $48M. (available in French only)
- The Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont in Montréal has announced the redevelopment of its dialysis clinic, a project worth an estimated $40M (available in French only)
- Le Cube, a community organization located in Montréal that creates children's theatre, will move into a redeveloped church at a cost of $12.3M (available in French only)
- It will take four years and $12M to renovate the residences at the Cégep de Rimouski (available in French only)
- The provincial government has announced an investment of $63.1M to rebuild and expand the Wilder building in Montréal's theatre district. Several cultural organizations related to dance creation will be located there. (available in French only)
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