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Engineer officers, water transport, operate and maintain main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments including the armed forces.
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- Operate main engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment aboard ships, such as boilers, steering and deck machinery, motors, pumps, generators and condensers
- Stand engine room watch, monitoring and noting performance of engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
- Inspect and conduct maintenance and emergency repair to engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
- Supervise and co-ordinate activities of engine room crew
- Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures.
Outlook & Prospects for Engineer Officers, Water Transport in Fredericton--Oromocto
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According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 10, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is above the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Many of the jobs in this occupation can be found in these main industries: 1) Transportation and Warehousing and 2) Public Administration.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- The last phase of a $1.2M renovation project at the Fredericton Public Library will take place over a two-month period beginning in March
- Blue Spurs, a Fredericton-based software development company, will create 95 new jobs, with the help of a payroll rebate from the province. The job will include software engineers, specialists and analysts, and business development and sales professionals. The company often hires graduates of local universities and colleges.
- The military base in Gagetown will hire about 50 additional civilian workers. Despite budget restriction in the Canadian Forces, the base in Gagetown remains a very busy training centre.
- Passenger traffic at the Fredericton International Airport was up by nearly 5.5% in 2013 over 2012, a new record. The Airport Authority says the 297,867 passengers are well beyond the 200,000 passengers the facility was designed for, and sees a need for future expansion.
- Marwood Ltd., a wood-processing company in Tracy, near Fredericton, is building a wood-scanning and optimizing plant, which will create 20 full-time jobs at the plant and 20 jobs during the construction phase
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