Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

(NOC 2232)
 

Requirement


  • 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."

Degrees Associated with This Career

Certificate
Diploma

Degree Modifier

Apprenticeship

Useful Experience/Skills

Design tools, moulds, jigs and fixtures
Estimate costs and materials
Prepare and interpret engineering design, drawings and specifications
Supervise maintenance programs or operation of mechanical plants
Test machines and equipment
Supervise, monitor and inspect mechanical installations and construction projects
Assist in inspection of mechanical installations and construction
Carry out a limited range of mechanical tests and analyses of machines, components and materials
Participate in machinery installation, repair and maintenance
Assist in the design of moulds, tools, dies, jigs and fixtures

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Physics
Mathematics
Calculus

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 Technician - Machinist Diploma
Mechanical Engineering - Technician Diploma
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Red Deer College
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 February 21, 2020