This unit group is for all civil engineers: Civil engineers plan, design, develop and manage projects for the construction or repair of buildings, earth structures, ports and coastal installations, and systems related to transportation services and water distribution.
Cape Breton, Halifax, Northern Region, Southern Region
Post-Graduate Degree / Bachelor's Degree
Professional Engineer Certificate
Ocean engineering is a combination of several types of engineering: a mix of mechanical, electrical, civil, acoustical and chemical engineering techniques and skills, coupled with a basic understanding of how the oceans work.
In the oceans technology sector, ocean engineers work in an array of fields suchas theoil and gas industry, military, and marine navigation. They design and build instruments and infrastructure that must stand up to the wear and tear of frequent use and that will survive the harsh conditions of the ocean environment.
An Ocean Engineer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "good", which indicates the chances of a qualified individual finding work is above average.
Certification attests that the holder has met provincial requirements for the occupation. Certification is required to practice this profession.