Skills Mechanical Engineer near Longueuil (QC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "mechanical engineer" was moved from the group Mechanical engineers (NOC 2132) to the group Mechanical engineers (NOC 21301).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a mechanical engineer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Mechanical engineers (NOC 21301).

Tasks

  • Conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanisms, components and systems
  • Design power plants, machines and equipment
  • Analyze dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems and structures
  • Supervise and inspect the installation of mechanical systems
  • Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs
  • Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems
  • Plan and manage projects, and prepare material, cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications for machinery and systems
  • Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders for industrial construction or maintenance
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Communication Help -
    • Interviewing
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Performing and Entertaining
    • Writing
    • Designing
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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