Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Good employment opportunities for the coming years. With the arrival of many civil engineering projects, including the construction of roads and the extension of highways, employment prospects are excellent.

Lac MirabelThe prospects are great for drivers looking to work up north...

The labour needs should be quite high in the next few years as a result of the weak availabilities of driver, the aging of the workforce and the growing demand for well trained operators.

Heavy machinery operators.

Several heavy machinery jobs are available in non-construction environment and you will not need a special card in these situations. Take note, that the hours performed on a non-construction are only taken into account under certain conditions. A candidate without a diploma is eligible to obtain an apprentice competency card in a given trade only during job shortage which is occurs quite often during the year. Only the commission of the Quebec Construction is authorized to issue these cards and schools are able to give you the skills required.

See the following link: Candidate Without a Diploma

Schools can not sell you cards!


The mining industry in figures

  • Mines, smelters, refineries, drilling companies, exploration and research centres generate 52,000 direct and indirect jobs.
  • 80% of employment is in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Nord-du-Québec and Côte-Nord.
  • Mining report 250 million per year in Quebec, accounting for about 1.6% of gross internal productivity.
  • Thirty mines are currently operating in the province.
  • 35 mega projects are economically viable



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