Water transport deck and engine room crew

Water transport deck and engine room crew

NOC
7532

Stand watch, operate and maintain deck equipment, perform other deck and bridge duties and assist ship engineer officers to operate and maintain engines, machinery and other equipment aboard ships.

Quick facts

3-Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3-Year Job Openings

9
 

Median Hourly Wage

$19.80
$15.27
Low
$27.00
High

Median Salary

$34,477
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

90
 

% Working Full Time

100%
 

% Working Full Year

47%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Workers in this unit group stand watch, operate and maintain deck equipment, perform other deck and bridge duties and assist ship engineer officers to operate, maintain and repair engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships or self-propelled vessels. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments.

Main Duties

Workers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Stand watch and steer ship or self-propelled vessel under the direction of the officer on watch
  • Operate, maintain and repair deck equipment such as winches, cranes, derricks and hawsers
  • Assist ship engineer officers in performing routine maintenance work and repair to ship's engine, machinery and auxiliary equipment
  • Monitor engine, machinery and equipment indicators, record variables and report abnormalities to ship engineer officer on watch
  • Lubricate moving parts of engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment
  • Operate and maintain off-loading liquid pumps and valves
  • Clean engine parts and keep engine room clean
  • Clean, chip and paint deck surfaces
  • Handle mooring lines, and splice and repair ropes, wire cables and cordage.

Also Known As

  • able seaman/woman (except armed forces)
  • boatswain - water transport
  • deckhand
  • engine room crew member - ship
  • helmsman/woman - water transport
  • marine engine oiler
  • marine engineering mechanic
  • ship stoker
  • ship tunnel operator
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

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

10.7%
Female
89.3%
Male
Employment by age

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

Data legend

13.3%
15-24
20.0%
25-34
13.3%
35-44
13.3%
45-54
40.0%
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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13.3%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
26.7%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
20.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
40.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
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

100.0%
Transportation and warehousing
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
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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26.70%
Northeast
0.00%
Southeast
60.00%
Southwest
13.30%
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
N/A
Southeast
$57,718
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
No Data Available

Southwest

$19.97
$17.25
Low
$27.00
High
No Data Available
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

$34,477

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$57,670

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

New Brunswick

$34,477

Newfoundland

$62,099

Prince Edward Island

$39,400

Nova Scotia

$58,964

Canada

$53,766
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

28
 

New Jobs: 10-Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10-Year

31