Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers

Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers

NOC
2262

Inspect aircraft, watercraft, automobiles and trucks, as well as industrial instruments, processes and equipment for conformity to government and industry standards and regulations.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

12
 

Median Hourly Wage

$34.62
$20.00
Low
$50.34
High

Median Salary

$66,299
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

92
 

% Working Full Time

95%
 

% Working Full Year

67%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers inspect transportation vehicles such as aircraft, watercraft, automobiles and trucks and weighing and measuring devices such as scales and meters as well as industrial instruments, processes and equipment for conformity to government and industry standards and regulations. They are employed by government agencies and in the private sector.

Main Duties

Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers perform some or all of the following duties:
Motor vehicles defects investigators

  • Conduct motor vehicle and motor vehicle component defect investigations, examinations, tests and defect-related accident investigations
  • Provide expert advice and testimony on specific motor vehicle performance problems or defects
  • Recommend improvements in vehicle inspection and licensing procedures and vehicle safety standards.

Railway accident investigation officers

  • Collect and analyze data from train derailments, collisions, and other accidents to determine the causes
  • Inspect and evaluate railway property, structures, rolling stock, signals, track structure and train handling characteristics to ensure compliance to operating standards.

Airworthiness inspectors

  • Conduct initial and regular inspections of establishments and individuals holding or applying for air carrier operating certificates and establishments engaged in aircraft maintenance, repair or modification
  • Inspect aircraft, advise of any deficiencies and detain aircraft suspected of being unairworthy or unsafe.

Inspectors, weights and measures

  • Conduct inspections and tests of a variety of mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring devices and systems
  • Prepare draft investigative reports of findings
  • Recommend corrective or enforcement action.

Oil and gas drilling rig inspectors

  • Conduct onshore and offshore inspections of drilling and well servicing equipment and processes to ensure compliance with regulations and policies and to recommend improvements and corrective action.

Also Known As

  • air carrier maintenance inspector
  • air transport inspector
  • airworthiness inspector
  • electricity and gas meter inspector
  • elevator inspector
  • engineering inspector
  • engineering regulatory officer
  • insurance loss prevention inspector
  • marine damage surveyor
  • motor vehicle defects investigator
  • railway accident investigation officer
  • weights and measures inspector
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • University degree or college diploma in an appropriate engineering field or Trade qualifications and extensive related work experience are required.
  • Appropriate professional engineering or engineering technology certification and licences may be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

40.9%
Female
59.1%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
14.3%
25-34
28.6%
35-44
23.8%
45-54
33.3%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
21.7%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
8.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
52.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
17.4%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

60.0%
Public administration
10.0%
Utilities
10.0%
Manufacturing
20.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

9.50%
Northeast
66.70%
Southeast
14.30%
Southwest
9.50%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
$69,727
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$66,299

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$71,812

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$66,299

Newfoundland

$68,356

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$74,029

Canada

$73,567
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

12
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

12
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

40
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

39