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Other Professional Engineers, n.e.c.  (NOC 2148)
Southern Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

This unit group includes agricultural and bio-resource engineers, biomedical engineers, engineering physicists and engineering scientists, marine and naval engineers, textile engineers and other specialized engineering occupations which are not classified elsewhere.

agricultural engineer, bio-resource engineer, biomedical engineer, engineering physicist, engineering scientist, food processing engineer, marine engineer, naval architect, naval engineer, textile engineer.

The following is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
  • Agricultural and bio-resource engineers design and develop machinery, structures, equipment and systems related to agriculture and food processing.
  • Biomedical engineers design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment and procedures; develop devices to assist persons with disabilities; advise hospital administrators on planning, acquisition and use of medical equipment; and modify and install or supervise installation of equipment.
  • Engineering physicists and engineering scientists conduct research, develop processes, programs and equipment to expand fundamental knowledge in the applied sciences and engineering and to support advanced engineering and scientific applications.
  • Marine and naval engineers design and develop marine vessels and floating structures and associated marine power plants, propulsion systems and related systems and equipment and oversee the building, maintenance and repair of vessels and marine systems.
  • Textile engineers design and develop processes, equipment and procedures for the production of fibres, yarns and textiles.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bridgewater, Digby, Lunenburg, Shelburne, Yarmouth

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Outlook & Prospects for Other Professional Engineers, n.e.c. in Southern 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

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Other Professional Engineers, n.e.c. in Southern Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Southern Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2011-09-08

Currently the chances of workers in this occupation finding employment are limited because only a small number of people in this occupation are employed in the local area.

Although employment opportunities locally are limited, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for workers in this occupation in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.

Additional information on workers in this occupation (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.

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