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Civil engineering technologists and technicians provide technical support and services to scientists, engineers and other professionals, or may work independently in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection. They are employed by consulting engineering and construction companies, public works, transportation and other government departments and in many other industries.
bridge design technician, building materials technician, civil engineering technician, civil engineering technologist, construction technologist, foundation technologist, highway technician, municipal engineering assistant, soil technologist – civil engineering, specifications writer, construction, structural design technologist, structural investigator.
- Develop engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts and sketches
- Prepare construction specifications, cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports
- Supervise or conduct field surveys, inspections or technical investigations of topography, soils, drainage and water supply systems, road and highway systems, buildings and structures to provide data for engineering projects
- Conduct or supervise inspection and testing of construction materials
- May supervise, monitor and inspect construction projects.
- Assist in developing engineering specifications and drawings
- Participate in field surveys, inspections or technical investigations of topography, soils, drainage and water supply systems, road and highway systems, buildings and structures to provide data for engineering projects
- Perform other technical functions in support of civil engineering activities.
Outlook & Prospects for Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Saint John--St. Stephen Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 21 - Oct 25, 2013
- A new $ 6 M dollar laboratory, specializing in cardiovascular and occupational medicine research, recently opened at the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. The facility is a foundational element of the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick research program. Four cardiovascular researchers and one occupational medicine researcher have been recruited to work at the laboratory.
- The New Brunswick government is providing $950,000 in the form of a non-repayable loan to Atlantic Hydrogen, thus helping the company to build an industrial-scale clean-energy facility at the Bayside Power facility near Saint John. Atlantic Hydrogen is spending $5M on the building. The facility will demonstrate the commercial feasibility of transforming natural gas into hydrogen-enriched gas. The new facility will employ eight workers in science and engineering.
- Mariner Partners Incorporated is expected to create 60 new information and technology jobs in Saint John. The jobs being created include project managers, architects, business analysts, senior programmer analysts, intermediate programmer analysts, programmers and testers. Mariner is one of the largest independently-owned information technology companies in Atlantic Canada with 170 employees based in New Brunswick.
- CenterBeam Inc. a U.S. based IT service provider with a location in Saint John has been aquired by EarthLink Inc. CentreBeam is a cloud service provider and its Saint John support centre employs 140 people. The acquisition is expected to create additional jobs in Saint John though it is not known how many.
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