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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
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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmundston--Woodstock Region||<Not assigned>||2011-05-25|
According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 10, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is above the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Engineer officers, water transport work mostly in the transportation and warehousing and public administration industries.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek 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.
- A $1M renovation project on the Hotel-Dieu Hospital in Perth-Andover will take place from mid-March to the end of June
- The Bon Accord Elite Seed Potato Centre in Perth-Andover has laid off its workforce, and the provincial government-owned seed production unit has been sold to Potatoes New Brunswick. The centre employs 10 regular workers, and an additional 30 workers in season.
- MFA Construction Inc. of Tracadie-Sheila has been awarded a $4.6M contract to build an addictions centre in Edmundston. The 12-bed facility will replace an older structure that is not up to current standards.
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