Contractors and supervisors of electrical trades and related

Contractors and supervisors of electrical trades and related

NOC
7202

- Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of persons in the electrical trades or telecommunications installation and service occupations.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

43
 

Median Hourly Wage

$31.00
$18.05
Low
$55.00
High

Median Salary

$65,241
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

325
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

75%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes telecommunications and electrical 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 the following unit groups: Electricians (7241), Industrial Electricians (7242), Power System Electricians (7243), Electrical Power Line and Cable Workers (7244), Telecommunications Line and Cable Workers (7245), Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers (7246) and Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians (7247).

Main Duties

Contractors and supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who install, repair and maintain electrical wiring, fixtures and control devices, power systems, telecommunication systems and cablevision systems
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments or subcontractors
  • 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 hirings and promotions
  • Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
  • Prepare work progress reports
  • May manage the operations of their own companies
  • May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers.

Also Known As

  • cable maintenance and repair supervisor
  • cablevision technicians foreman/woman
  • construction electricians foreman/woman
  • electrical contractor
  • industrial electrical systems foreman/woman
  • plant electrician supervisor
  • power line and cable workers foreman/woman
  • power system electrician foreman/woman
  • residential electrician supervisor
  • telecommunication installation and repair worker foreman/woman
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a qualified tradesperson in a relevant trade are required.
  • Journeyman/woman trade certification in a relevant trade is required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

7.2%
Female
92.8%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

0.0%
15-24
15.1%
25-34
22.7%
35-44
34.8%
45-54
19.7%
55-64
7.6%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
14.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
51.6%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
31.3%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
3.1%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

59.4%
Construction
10.9%
Utilities
9.4%
Manufacturing
20.3%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

13.60%
Northeast
22.70%
Southeast
21.20%
Southwest
30.30%
Central
12.10%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$78,147
Northeast
$59,983
Southeast
$70,567
Southwest
$71,616
Central
$40,042
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
No Data Available
No Data Available

Central

$31.00
$18.05
Low
$55.00
High
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$65,241

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$70,198

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$65,241

Newfoundland

$111,113

Prince Edward Island

$121,908

Nova Scotia

$64,239

Canada

$79,955
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

43
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-6
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

50
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

163
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-6
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

169