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
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
The most important essential skills for computer engineers are problem solving, continuous learning and computer use.
Others skills that may be required are:
-Attention to detail
-Strong Oral and written communication
-Ability to work in and with a team
As technology advances these professionals are required to continuously upgrade their skills to continue to meet job expectations and requirements
As technology advances these professionals are required to continuously upgrade their skills to continue to meet job expectations and requirements.
For additional information about Essential Skills, please visit: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/workplaceskills/essential_skills/general/home.shtml
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- A bachelor's degree in computer engineering, electrical or electronics engineering; engineering physics or computer science is required. A master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline may be required.
- Licensing by a provincial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practise as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
- Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.
- Supervisory and senior positions in this unit group require experience.
Training is available at the following NB universities:
UNB Fredericton (The University of New Brunswick)
P.O. Box 4400
Phone: (506) 453-4666
UNB Saint John (two years'full credit)
100 Tucker Park Road
P.O. Box 5050
Saint John, NB
Phone: (506) 648-5500
Université de Moncton (French)
Moncton, New Brunswick
Toll free, Canada USA: 1-800-363-8336
Université de Moncton (French, first-year)
165, boulevard Hébert
Téléphone : 506-737-5051
Université de Moncton (French)
Campus de Shippagan (Computer science, first year)
218 J.-D.-Gauthier Blvd
Telephone : 506-336-3400
Toll free, Canada, USA :
1-800-363-8336, option 3