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Engineering Managers  (NOC 0211)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Engineering managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of an engineering department, service or firm. They are employed by a wide range of private sector and government establishments and by consulting engineering and scientific research companies.

director, engineering research and development, electrical engineering service manager, engineering department manager, engineering manager, manager, telecommunications engineering service, production engineering manager.

Engineering managers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an engineering department, service or firm
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm
  • Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present engineering reports and findings
  • Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
  • Recruit personnel and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence in required areas
  • May participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the engineering work of the department.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Bassano, Bow Island, Brooks, Cardston, Claresholm, Coaldale, Coalhurst, Fort Macleod, Magrath, Nanton, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek, Raymond, Redcliff, Taber

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Outlook & Prospects for Engineering Managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Alberta.

questionUndetermined : UndeterminedLimited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Engineering Managers in Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Alberta Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Engineering Managers (NOC 0211) in Alberta. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Alberta was 47 years and 25% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 3,500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Engineering Managers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22
Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-05-22
Calgary Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22
Camrose--Drumheller Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-05-22
Edmonton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-05-22
Red Deer Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-05-22
Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014 Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014
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