Job prospects Lead Hand, Mechanical Assemblers near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Mechanical assemblers and inspectors near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a lead hand, mechanical assemblers.

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


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

lead hand, mechanical assemblers
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Mechanical assemblers and inspectors (NOC 9526) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Mechanical assemblers and inspectors in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 180 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Mechanical assemblers and inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 46%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 10%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 9%
    • Computer, electronic and electrical product manufacturing (NAICS 334-335): 9%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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