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Engine Room Crew, Water Transport  (NOC 7434)
Annapolis Valley Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Workers in this unit group 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 including the armed forces.

engine room crew, ship, greaser, engine room, marine engine oiler, marine engineering mechanic – military, ship boiler tender, ship stoker.

Workers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Berwick, Bridgetown, Hantsport, Kentville, Middleton, Windsor, Wolfville

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Outlook & Prospects for Engine Room Crew, Water Transport in Annapolis Valley 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 Nova Scotia.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Engine Room Crew, Water Transport in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-06-22
Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-05-08
Halifax Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-10-19
North Shore Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-06-16
Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2011-09-12

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014 Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 30 - Jul 04, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014
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