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Job trends – Canada – Mechanical Engineer

Posted on December 21, 2020
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Mechanical Engineer jobs in Canada

Mechanical engineers are involved in the research, design and development of machinery and systems for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. They work in the power generation, transportation, processing and manufacturing industries. They are involved in the evaluation, installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical systems. They can find employment in manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

Mechanical engineers-NOC  2132

Wages

The median wage for this profession is approximately 40 dollars per hour and the maximum wages for this profession is in the Canadian province of Alberta where it is 56.41 dollars per hour.

Community/Area Wages ($/hour)
Low Median High
Canada 26.00 40.00 62.50
Alberta 34.00 56.41 72.50
British Columbia 27.18 36.06 57.44
Manitoba 25.48 34.62 61.00
New Brunswick 29.06 40.87 55.29
Newfoundland and Labrador 16.50 46.15 81.73
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nova Scotia 24.64 40.87 69.74
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Ontario 24.04 38.46 58.24
Prince Edward Island 20.15 30.00 53.33
Quebec 26.50 38.79 57.69
Saskatchewan 27.88 37.50 58.00

Skills required

  • Analytical skills
    • Analyze information
    • Planning
    • Inspection and testing
    • Research and investigation
  • Communication skills
    • Professional communication
    • Advice and consultation
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Design
    • Engineering
    • Applied technologies
    • Mechanics and Machinery
  • Law and Public Safety
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
    • Mechanical installation, maintenance and repair
  • Management
    • Co-ordination and Organization
    • Supervision

3-year job prospect-The job prospect in the next three years for mechanical engineers is fair in most provinces of Canada.

Location Job prospects
Alberta Fair
British Columbia Fair
Manitoba Good
New Brunswick Good
Newfoundland and Labrador Fair
Northwest Territories Undetermined
Nova Scotia Fair
Nunavut Undetermined
Ontario Fair
Prince Edward Island Fair
Quebec Fair
Saskatchewan Fair
Yukon Territory Undetermined

10-year predictions

There will be more job openings than job seekers for this position in the next ten years. Few vacancies may not get filled due to skill shortage.

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical 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.

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 Mechanical Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
British Columbia Mechanical Engineer Regulated Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
Manitoba Mechanical Engineer Regulated Engineers Geoscientists of Manitoba
New Brunswick Mechanical Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador Mechanical Engineer Regulated Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Mechanical Engineer Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Nova Scotia Mechanical Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia
Nunavut Mechanical Engineer Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Ontario Mechanical Engineer Regulated Professional Engineers Ontario
Prince Edward Island Mechanical Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Prince Edward Island
Québec Mechanical Engineer Regulated Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Saskatchewan Mechanical Engineer Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Yukon Mechanical Engineer Regulated Engineers of Yukon

Responsibilities

  • Research on the viability, architecture, operation and efficiency of mechanisms, parts and systems
  • Planning and project management and planning forecasts of components, costs and scheduling, reports and design requirements for machinery and systems
  • Design of power plants, machinery, parts, tools, equipment and fixtures
  • Dynamics and vibration analysis of mechanical structures and mechanisms
  • Supervising and testing mechanical devices installation, alteration and commissioning
  • Establish guidelines, schedules and programs for maintenance and provide instructions to crews for industrial maintenance
  • Investigate mechanical faults or unexplained issues with maintenance
  • Prepare contract documents and review industrial building or maintenance tenders
  • Supervising and evaluating and approving plans, measurements and cost estimates by technicians, technologists and other engineers

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