Mechanical Engineers

(NOC 2132)
+10.89%
 

Requirement

You usually need a university degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field of engineering.

You may also need a master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering field.

You need a licence from a provincial/territorial association of professional engineers to approve engineering drawings/reports and to practise as a professional engineer (P. Eng.).

As an engineer, you are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and after passing a professional practice examination.

With experience, you can move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Bachelor

Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Team project work
Proposal writing
Making presentations
Financial management
Committee work on industry ethics

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Math
Physics
Chemistry
English

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Automotive Engineering Bachelor; Honours
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Mechatronics Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Engineering Physics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op
Process Engineering Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Engineering (Unsure of Major) Bachelor
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Modified on May 20, 2012