Archive for February, 2017

Oil Sands Career Opportunities

Posted February 13, 2017 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information, Labour News, PetroLMI News

Over the next four years, Canada’s oil sands companies are expected to require another 6,650 workers in oil sands construction, maintenance and operations as projects that are currently under construction move into production. While the construction workforce is expected to contract as those expansion projects come to an end, workers currently in oil sands construction may be able to transfer into maintenance jobs. The skills for industrial construction and for maintenance work overlap and allow for transferability and mobility between the two. Occupations that support these maintenan... Continue reading

We need your expertise! Calling on industry reps to help validate job profiles

Posted February 8, 2017 by Blog AdministratorCareer Planning

We recently launched our Careers in Oil and Gas Explorer, a web-based tool that allows those in the oil and gas industry, and those who are considering a career in it, to browse, search, sort and compare occupations. Visitors can also explore the qualifications, skills, training and behaviours required for select careers. Employees can plan advancements or transferability paths through different fields or industry sectors. This project involves two years of research and is truly a one-of-a-kind web tool that provides insight into over 100 different professions.

The Governments of Ca... Continue reading