The Energy East pipeline is expected to support approximately 14,000 direct and indirect full-time jobs across Canada during development and construction alone (9 years). Below is a breakdown of the potential employment impact of Energy East across Canada.
Development and Construction Phase (9 years)
Planning and building the pipeline will create more than 9,246 full-time equivalent direct jobs and over 4,762 indirect jobs.
After the initial construction and development stage, the pipeline will begin its operations phase. The first 20 years of operations are expected to sustain nearly 900 full-time direct jobs across Canada related to the pipeline’s operation. Thousands of indirect and induced jobs are also expected to be generated by the project in all provinces along the route. Read more about jobs by province.
TransCanada is committed to hiring qualified local employees. If you’re interested in joining the team building the Energy East pipeline, we encourage you to visit Jobs.TransCanada.com to learn more about current career opportunities with one of Canada’s award-winning and leading employers.
The target date for the start of construction is 2016. Please check frequently for the latest news on jobs and other opportunities.