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Engineer Officers, Water Transport  (NOC 2274)
Edmundston--Woodstock Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

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 including the armed forces.

chief engineer – water transport, engineer officer – water transport, fourth engineer, marine engineer officer, marine engineer officer – military, second engineer, third engineer, tugboat engineer.

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 repair to engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of engine room crew
  • Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Edmundston, Grand Falls, Grand-Sault, St. Leonard, Woodstock

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Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Edmundston--Woodstock 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.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Edmundston--Woodstock Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Edmundston--Woodstock Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
  • In September, approximately 20 bilingual technology support jobs will be created with FacilicorpNB in Edmundston. The company supports the services of New Brunswick's hospitals.
Week of Mar 24 - Mar 28, 2014
  • Twin Rivers Paper Company Inc. will invest $2.5M at the Plaster Rock sawmill, and add 50 jobs to the workforce of 180 by May. About 70 to 80 indirect jobs will be created in transport and in the woods. The decision is linked to anticipated improvements in the United States housing market, and the government's decision to increase crown land access to forestry companies.
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