Job outlook Construction Electrician Apprentice near Toronto (ON)

Job opportunities for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) are fair near Toronto (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a construction electrician apprentice.

Job opportunities near Toronto (ON)

construction electrician apprentice
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

There are a large number of residential, commercial, and public infrastructure developments in progress in the Toronto area. Construction is underway on the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, the revitalization of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and on CIBC Square. There are also several transit projects in the works throughout the Greater Toronto Area including the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit line, the Finch West Light Rail Transit line and expansions to the GO Transit network. The number of housing starts may decline especially in the low-rise market. Building activity for high-rise dwellings such as condominiums will remain strong though as builders work to complete pre-sold units from 2016 and 2017. This will keep the number of units under construction in the region at heightened levels.

Here are some key facts about Electricians (except industrial and power system) in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 14,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 86%

Job opportunities in Ontario

Fair

The job outlook for a construction electrician apprentice working in Ontario is fair over the next 3 years.

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