Skills Mechanical Engineering Design Technologist near Edmonton (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "mechanical engineering design technologist" was moved from the group Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2232) to the group Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 22301).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a mechanical engineering design technologist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 22301).

Tasks

  • Assist in inspection of mechanical installations and construction
  • Assist in preparing design, drawings and specifications
  • Assist in the design of moulds, tools, dies, jigs and fixtures
  • Carry out a limited range of mechanical tests and analyses of machines, components and materials
  • Participate in machinery installation, repair and maintenance
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Design tools, moulds, jigs and fixtures
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Prepare and interpret engineering design, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Prepare standards and schedules
  • Supervise maintenance programs or operation of mechanical plants
  • Supervise, monitor and inspect mechanical installations and construction projects
  • Technical writing
  • Test machines and equipment

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
  • Communication Help -
    • Interviewing
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
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