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Where are the trades jobs in BC & Western Canada right now?

What are the hot jobs right now in western Canada? At Red Seal Recruiting we’re always on the lookout for:

And, of course, Red Seal is always interested in talking to managers, foremen, and supervisors who have experience in those trades.
But where are these jobs?
Some specific communities regions we have noticed where trades are in demand are:

Alberta trades jobs

These Alberta communities are experience high growth:

  • Hinton
  • Grand Prairie
  • Fairview
  • Slave Lake

BC Trades Jobs

We also have seen a need for trades in these BC communities:

  • Northeast BC and Northern Rocky Mountains
  • Chetwynd
  • Tumbler Ridge
  • Dawson Creek
  • Mackenzie
  • Fort St John
  • Cariboo Chilcotin (Central BC)
  • Prince George
  • Quesnel
  • 100 Mile House
  • Kootenay Rockies (Southeast BC)
  • Elko
  • Radium

In subsequent blog posts we’ll profile each of these communities and regions.

Who’s hiring?

Our clients are typically large multinationals or Canadian base companies. Our main industries are mining, pulp and paper, forestry and forestry-related industries such as sawmills, plus manufacturing and some oil and gas.

Red Seal Recruiting also works with major utilities companies and companies that provide sales and maintenance for agricultural and on-road and off road equipment and vehicles.
Our candidates are certified tradespeople or management level professionals with educational backgrounds in the trades and or engineering.