You are in the details... end state, he was not selected... outcap or not. So his file was not enough competitive this year in comparaison of other mbr in his trade selected and allowed to OT. Higher is your score, better is your chance to be competive.
If your are not selected for your OT, it,s only because your file is not enough competitive... if you release and get back... good luck, the process is more competitive, and there are more applicants... so you could wait longer ! Be prepare to wait again.
PCL is only apllied for off-the-street applicants. In fact it,s for their management expectations. There is no PCL for OT/VOT for CAF applicants. Boards selection use the PSO score and selected applicant are selected from a Top Down scores amd the SIP give the cut-off line.
To your Q: "Is it possible that my results / the full list of jobs I qualified for are being withheld in favor of trying to shoehorn me into one of the more in-demand occupations?", the answer is NO.
Your CFAT is just too low for infantry and you have been lucky to have other choices. However...
LOTP is for NCM OT applicants between 3 and max 6 years in only cbt arms MOSIDs. AVOTP is for all other NCMs OT applicants. I invite you to chat with your local PSO to know if there is an impact on the annual selection.