The Canadian construction industry experienced a 14% rise in new job postings in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Stantec with 1,378 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of construction company job postings. GlobalData’s Construction: Hiring Trends & Signals Q1 2024 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the construction industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 12% share of the Canadian construction industry new job postings in Q1 2024, down by 4% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive construction industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 12% of the total new job postings in Q1 2024 and were down by 31% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 11% and drop by 6% year-on-year, and third highest were Construction and Extraction Occupations, which were 20% of the new job postings and 3% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in construction industry accounted for 31% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Stantec with 1,378, followed by AECOM with 780, while the highest increase was at Tetra Tech at 4%.

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This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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