This unit group is for engineering officer, water transport: ￼ ￼ ￼Ship's engineering officers operate and maintain engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews.
Cape Breton, Halifax, South Shore
Trades certificate or diploma
A marine engineer officer certificate of competency issued by Transport Canada is required
In the oceans technology sector, ship's engineering officers are responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼auxiliary equipment. These include the electrical generation, pumping and transfer, hydraulic, refrigeration and control systems.
A Ship's Engineering Officer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.
Transport Canada's Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency issued is required to practice this profession.