National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
- 2 - Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
- 21 - Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences
- 213 - Professional occupations in engineering
- 2139 - Other engineers
21399 - Other professional engineers
Other professional engineers include agricultural and bioresource engineers, biomedical engineers, engineering physicists and engineering scientists, marine and naval engineers, textile engineers and other specialized engineering occupations.
- agricultural engineer
- biomedical engineer
- bioresource engineer
- engineering physicist
- engineering scientist
- food processing engineer
- marine engineer
- naval architect
- textile engineer
- Biochemical and biotechnical engineer (See 21320 Chemical engineers)
- Engineering managers (See 20010 Engineering managers)
- Marine engineer officer - water transport (See 72603 Engineer officers, water transport)
- Physicist (See 21100 Physicists and astronomers)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Agricultural and bio-resource engineers
- Design and develop machinery, structures, equipment and systems related to agriculture and food processing.
- Design and develop medical diagnostic and clinical instrumentation, equipment and procedures; develop devices to assist persons with disabilities; advise hospital administrators on planning, acquisition and use of medical equipment; and modify and install or supervise installation of equipment.
Engineering physicists and engineering scientists
- Conduct research, develop processes, programs and equipment to expand fundamental knowledge in the applied sciences and engineering and to support advanced engineering and scientific applications.
Marine and naval engineers
- Design and develop marine vessels and floating structures and associated marine power plants, propulsion systems and related systems and equipment and oversee the building, maintenance and repair of vessels and marine systems.
- Design and develop processes, equipment and procedures for the production of fibres, yarns and textiles.
- A bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline is required.
- A master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline may be required.
- Licensing by a provincial or territorial 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.
- There is limited mobility between the engineering specializations included in this unit group.
- Supervisory and senior positions in this unit group require experience.
- Engineers often work in a multidisciplinary environment and acquire knowledge and skills through work experience that may allow them to practise in associated areas of science, engineering, sales, marketing or management.