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
All jobs available in the labour market in Canada are classified as per the National Classification Code (NOC). Each of the occupation groups has a unique NOC code assigned.
In Canada, an individual working in an occupation with NOC 2148 can expect to earn somewhere between CAD 24.04/hour and CAD 60.10/hour.
The average or median wage for this profession is approximately CAD 38.46 per hour and the maximum wages for this profession is in the Canadian province of Alberta where it is CAD 50.00 dollars per hour.
Prevailing Hourly wages for NOC 2148 in Canada
|Newfoundland and Labrador||22.89||35.00||54.87|
|Prince Edward Island||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Skills/Knowledge required for NOC 2148 in Canada
Generally, the following skills and knowledge will be required for working in Canada as a civil engineer –
· Projecting outcomes
· Researching and investigating
|Communication||· Advising and consulting
· Professional communicating
|Working with technological equipment and machinery
|Installing and setting-up technical infrastructure|
|Knowledge||Engineering and Technology||· Design
· Engineering and applied technologies
· Building and construction
· Computer and information systems
· Mechanics and machinery
|Manufacturing and production||Processing and production|
|Mathematics and science||· Biology
3-year job prospect-The job prospect in the next three years for this profession is good in most provinces of Canada.
Future job prospects for NOC 2148 in Canada, by province and territory.
|Job prospects||Location in Canada|
|Good||· British Columbia
· New Brunswick
· Nova Scotia
· Newfoundland and Labrador
|Undetermined||· Northwest Territories
· Prince Edward Island
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.
|As NOC 2148 is not regulated in Canada, no professional certification will be required – from a designated regulator authority in Canada – before working in Canada as a marine engineer.|
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