Local Employment Requirements
In New Brunswick, in order to use the title of "Engineer" or "Professional Engineer" or use the designation of "Eng." or "P. Eng.", you must be a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB).
To become a registered member, you must:
- Possess a university degree in Engineering, or equivalent, from a recognized institution;
- Successfully complete the APEGNB's Professional Practice Examination (PPE);
- Complete 4 years of fieldwork/practical training, and;
- Pay the required dues and fees.
Engineers from other provinces or territories, who have had their credentials recognized by their respective jurisdiction's engineering association, can be licensed in New Brunswick. To have your credentials recognized, you must provide certified copies of the following documentation to the APEGNB:
- Your academic transcripts;
- Proof of your good standing with your jurisdiction's licensing body, and;
- Proof of your work experience.
For more information, contact:
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
183 Hanwell Road
Fredericton, NB E3B 2R2
Telephone: (506) 458-8083 or 1-888-458-8083
Fax: (506) 451-9629
Additional information for foreign trained workers may be found at the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials: http://www.cicic.ca.
Local Skills Requirements
Employers are looking for software engineers who possess the necessary technical skills, but who also possess presentation skills, project management skills, leadership skills, multitasking skills, management skills, and business experience.
There are increasing opportunities for individuals who possess the knowledge of programming languages used for wireless devices, such as WML, WMLScript and WAP.
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Plan, design and co-ordinate the development, installation, integration and operation of computer-based systems. Research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems. Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs.
Computer and Technology Knowledge:
Software development, database software and C++ programming language.
Oral communication, working with others, computer use, problem solving, job task planning and organizing, writing, reading text, document use, finding information, critical thinking, decision making and continuous learning.
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