Resources for Job Seekers
Employment in British Columbia’s construction industry is expected to grow by nearly 8% – approximately 16,600 jobs – over the coming decade. At the same time, B.C.’s construction workforce is getting older. By 2029, some 44,200 men and women – approximately 22% of construction workers – are expected to retire.
Even with the prospect of recruiting 37,800 new entrants under the age of 30 to the industry during this 10-year period, the industry will be short 23,000 skilled trades workers by 2029.
Construction offers significant opportunity and career stability.
LATEST JOB POSTINGS
FINDING JOBS IN CONSTRUCTION
The NRCA Job Board exists to connect people to opportunities within the construction industry in Northern British Columbia.
The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) has been supplying BC construction employers with job-ready workers for skilled trades jobs since 2006.
The Integrating Newcomers Program provides an avenue for BC employers to access the skilled, experienced workers which the employers have not been able to find locally.
LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
TRADES TRAINING ASSOCIATIONS
The ITA oversees BC's industry training and apprenticeship system.
The construction industry’s premier safety organization, providing employers with the best in safety program, no-cost safety training, consultation services and resources to help them improve safety for construction workers in B.C.
Non-profit agency that focuses on understanding the trades training needs for the sector, and on making recommendations to ITA and training providers.
Not-for-profit organization bringing together the key participants in industry training from across Canada.
A non-profit agency that promotes careers in the skilled trades and technologies to BC youth.