Job trends – Canada – Aeronautical engineers
Posted on November 2, 2020
Aeronautical engineers involved in the research, design and development of aeronautical vehicles, aeronautical systems and their components, and perform duties that include testing, evaluation, installation, operation and maintenance of these machines. They are hired by aircraft and spacecraft manufacturers, air transport carriers, and can find employment in government and educational and research institutions.
Job prospects for aeronautical engineers
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The median wage for this profession is approximately 39 dollars per hour and the maximum wages for this profession is in the Canadian province of Quebec where it is 43 dollars per hour.
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- Working with equipment and machinery
- Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
- Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
- Operating and repairing equipment, machinery and vehicles
- Mechanical Installation
- Maintenance and repair
- Analytical skills
- Analyze information
- Projection of outcomes
- Research and investigation
- Communication skills
- Professional communication
- Advice and consultation
- Engineering and Technology
- Mathematics and Science
3-year job prospect-The job prospect in the next three years for aeronautical engineers is undetermined in most provinces of Canada.
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There will be more job openings than job seekers for this position in the next ten years. 30% of vacancies may not get filled due to skill shortage.
- A bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or in a related area of engineering, such as mechanical engineering.
- A master’s degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline.
- Licensing of skilled engineers by a provincial or territorial association is required.
- After graduation from an approved training program and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, they are eligible for registration.
Professional license requirements
Before you can start working, you may need to get a professional license from a regulatory authority.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta|
|British Columbia||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia|
|Manitoba||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Engineers Geoscientists of Manitoba|
|New Brunswick||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Northwest Territories||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists|
|Nova Scotia||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia|
|Nunavut||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists|
|Ontario||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Professional Engineers Ontario|
|Prince Edward Island||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Association of Professional Engineers of Prince Edward Island|
|Québec||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec|
|Saskatchewan||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan|
|Yukon||Aerospace Engineer||Regulated||Engineers of Yukon|
- Design and produce aerospace vehicles, systems and components
- Using advanced mathematical modelling to build and perform computer simulations of aerospace aircraft, structures and components
- Prepare requirements for materials and procedures to be used in the manufacture, servicing, repair or modification of aerospace processes
- Supervision and coordination of aircraft and spacecraft production, assembly, alteration, repair and overhaul
- Co-ordinate air and spacecraft ground and flight checks
- Create operating requirements, plans for repairs and operator manuals
- Establish technical phases of logistical and operational support for vehicles and systems in the aerospace sector
- Investigate and report on faults, injuries or incidents of structural or other components or structures and prepare recommendations for the correct action
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