Summary 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 key facts and figures about working as a mechanical engineering design technologist. The following information is applicable to all Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 22301).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians provide technical support and services or may work independently in mechanical engineering fields such as the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines, components, tools, heating and ventilating systems, geothermal power plants, power generation and power conversion plants, manufacturing plants and equipment. They are employed by consulting engineering, manufacturing and processing companies, institutions and government departments.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in the Edmonton Region
advertised near Edmonton (AB)
- 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
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