Job trends – Canada – Marine engineer
Posted on December 3, 2020
Marine engineers design and develop marine vessels and marine power plants and other related systems and equipment and also repair and maintain marine vessels and systems.
Marine engineers-NOC 2148
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 Alberta where it is 48.8 dollars per hour.
|Newfoundland and Labrador||18.00||38.50||55.90|
|Prince Edward Island||N/A||N/A||N/A|
- Analytical skills
- Analyze information
- Inspection and testing
- Research and investigation
- Communication skills
- Professional communication
- Advice and consultation
- Engineering and Technology
- Applied technologies
- Building and Construction
- Computer and Information Systems
- Mechanics and Machinery
- Manufacturing and Production
- Processing and Production
3-year job prospect-The job prospect in the next three years for marine engineers is good in most provinces of Canada.
|Prince Edward Island||Undetermined|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Fair|
There will be more job openings than job seekers for this position in the next ten years. Vacancies may not get filled due to skill shortage.
- A bachelor’s degree in marine engineering or in a related area of engineering is required.
- A master’s degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline.
- Licensing of skilled engineers by a provincial or territorial association is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practice as a Professional Engineer.
- After graduation from an approved training program and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice exam, they are eligible for registration.
Design and build and supervise the construction, maintenance and repair of vessels, marine systems and floating structures and associated marine power plants, propulsion systems and associated systems and equipment.
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