Job prospects Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Mechanic near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic.

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

refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics (NOC 7313) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 2,690 people work in this occupation.
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 70%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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