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Jobs abound in the Island’s busy construction sector – PE Gov

Creating Jobs for Islanders

If there’s one group that stands to gain from the effort to attract skilled people to Prince Edward Island, it’s the construction industry.

The fast-growing sector has been enjoying the benefits of a booming housing market together with active commercial construction and increased infrastructure investment from the federal and provincial governments. Now builders need literally hundreds of skilled workers for current jobs – up to 400 immediate openings – and for thousands more in the coming years.

“That’s for skills right across the board.” said Sam Sanderson, general manager of the Construction Association of Prince Edward Island. “Carpenters are probably at the top of the list, brick layers, plumbers – our industry needs people.”

Read More: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/jobs-abound-islands-busy-construction-sector

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