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This unit group includes heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, millwrighting and elevator installation trade contractors who own and operate their own businesses. This group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in unit groups within the following minor groups: <i>Machinery and Transportation Equipment Mechanics (Except Motor Vehicle)</i> (731), <i>Automotive Service Technicians</i> (732) and <i>Other Mechanics</i> (733). They are employed in a wide range of establishments; places of employment are indicated in the unit group descriptions.
contractor, heating systems, foreman/woman, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics, foreman/woman, aircraft mechanics and inspectors, foreman/woman, electrical mechanics, foreman/woman, heating systems mechanics, foreman/woman, heavy-duty equipment mechanics, foreman/woman, printing machine repairers, foreman/woman, railway car repairers, foreman/woman, railway equipment maintenance inspectors, foreman/woman, textile machine mechanics, supervisor, aircraft maintenance engineers (AME), supervisor, appliance repair shop, supervisor, industrial mechanics, supervisor, motor vehicle repair shop, supervisor, small-engine repair shop.
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who repair and maintain aircraft, railway locomotives and cars, industrial machinery and equipment, construction and other heavy equipment, textile equipment, printing machines, heating equipment and furnaces, transformers and other electrical equipment, motor vehicles, air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment, electric appliances and other equipment, such as motorcycles, outboard motors and snowmobiles
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
- Ensure that standards for safe working conditions are observed
- 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, Mechanic Trades in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador 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 News
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- Hebei Iron and Steel Group of China has invested $182M in the Kami mine project in Labrador West. Engineering and construction work is expected to begin late in 2013 and a work camp is scheduled for May or June. Production is expected to start in 2015.
- A protest led by the NunatuKavut Community Council is underway in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Members are protesting over a lack of fair consultation with the provincial government on the Lower Churchill hydro project.
- Thomas Resources, a subsidiary company of Pennecon Group, is seeking approval from the city of Corner Brook to do exploratory drilling near Corner Brook Lake to determine the feasibility of a garnet and kyanite quarry
Week of Mar 18 – Mar 22, 2013
- Midtown Laundry in Gander has closed due to a lack of business. It is not known how many employees worked at the facility.
Week of Mar 11 – Mar 15, 2013
- A group of companies led by Altius Minerals has volunteered to clean up old mining exploration sites in Labrador. Cleanup is planned for the summer of 2014.
- Tata Steel Minerals Canada has invested $30M in Labrador Iron Mines to assist with the direct shipping of ore, upgrade rails and construct a deep water port at Sept-Îles
Week of Feb 11 – Feb 15, 2013
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