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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.
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- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Edmundston--Woodstock Region
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014
- Petit-Sault Brewers/Brasseurs du Petit-Sault has opened in an old police station in downtown Edmundston, providing jobs for four workers
- Corruven Canada Inc. has received federal funding to develop a marketing strategy for their composite wood panels and ceiling tiles, which they produce at their plant in Edmundston
- The Grey Rock Entertainment Centre will open in December in Edmundston. It will have two bingo halls, a restaurant and a café and will create 200 jobs when completed.
- 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.
- 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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