Job prospects Gas Fitter near Sudbury (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Gas fitters near Sudbury (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a gas fitter.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Gas fitters (NOC 7253) in the Northeast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Over the forecast period, sizeable investments in education and mining operations will help support the regional construction base. Some of the larger projects include the first phase of development at Vale's Copper Cliff Deep Project, Glencore's Onaping Depth project, and the Henvey Inlet Wind Farm. Although the residential market may not see as much development as other areas, there is still some activity in the larger urban centres especially for multi-unit housing.

Here are some key facts about Gas fitters in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 190 people work in this occupation.
  • Gas fitters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 63%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 20%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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