Engineer officers - water transport

Engineer officers - water transport

NOC
2274

- Engineer officers, water transport

Operate and maintain engines and other equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

9
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$73,078
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

64
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

43%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Engineer officers, water transport, operate and maintain main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments.

Main Duties

Engineer officers, water transport, perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Operate main engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment aboard ships, such as boilers, steering and deck machinery, motors, pumps, generators and condensers
  • Stand engine room watch, monitoring and noting performance of engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Inspect and conduct maintenance and emergency repairs to engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of the engine room crew
  • Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures.

Also Known As

  • chief engineer - water transport
  • engineer officer - water transport
  • fourth engineer - water transport
  • marine engineer officer
  • second engineer
  • third engineer - water transport
  • tugboat engineer
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Completion of a three-year cadet program in marine engineering from an approved marine training institute or Approximately three years of experience as an engine room crew member and six months of formal training at an approved marine training institute or Approximately three years of experience as an engine mechanic and six months of experience as an engine room crew member are required for certification as a fourth class marine engineer.
  • A marine engineer officer certificate of competency, issued by Transport Canada, is required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

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2.2%
Female
97.8%
Male
Employment by age

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14.3%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
14.3%
35-44
42.9%
45-54
28.6%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
13.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
26.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
60.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

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66.7%
Transportation and warehousing
20.0%
Public administration
13.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
0.0%
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.

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21.40%
Northeast
0.00%
Southeast
64.30%
Southwest
14.30%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

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N/A
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
$61,736
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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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

$73,078

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

N/A

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

New Brunswick

$73,078

Newfoundland

$100,654

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$80,785

Canada

$85,247
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

9
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

9
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

30
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

30