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Engineer Officers, Water Transport  (NOC 2274)
Southern 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

Bridgewater, Digby, Lunenburg, Shelburne, Yarmouth

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Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Southern Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Cape Breton Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Halifax Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
North Shore Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Southern Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014 Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
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