Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

(NOC 2232)
 

What do Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians do?

Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians provide technical support and services or may work independently in mechanical engineering fields such as the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines, components, tools, heating and ventilating systems, geothermal power plants, power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment.

How to become: Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians


  • Completion of a two- or three-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technologists.
  • Completion of a one- or two-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technicians.
  • Certification in mechanical engineering technology or in a related field is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.
  • A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
  • In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."

Where to study for a career as: Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial (Fast-Track) Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering - Technician Diploma
Mechanical Engineering - Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians make?

Low:
$41,600
Average:
$65,000
High:
$102,003

Job openings for Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Job Seekers:
9,500
Job Openings:
8,600