22301 – Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians

 

 

22301 – Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
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.

 

Profile
Index of titles
Aeronautical technologist
Aerospace engineering technician
Aerospace engineering technologist
Automation technician
Automation technologist
Cryonics engineering technologist
Die designer
Drone technician
Equipment development technician
Heating designer
Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems technician
Heating, ventilating and air conditioning technician
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems specialist
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems technologist
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technologist
Home automation technician
House automation technician
Machine designer
Machine tool designer
Marine engineering technologist
Mechanical engineering design technologist
Mechanical engineering development technologist
Mechanical engineering equipment designer
Mechanical engineering technician
Mechanical engineering technologist
Mechanical equipment engineering assistant
Mechanical marine engineering technician
Mechanical technical inspector
Mechanical technologist
Mould designer
Nuclear engineering technician
Nuclear engineering technologist
Nuclear technologist
Power equipment design technician
Reliability technician
Robotics servicing technician
Robotics systems installer and repairer
Robotics technician
Robotics technologist
Ship repair technician
Thermal station technician
Tool and die designer
Tool designer
Unmanned aerial system (UAS) maintainer
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operator - Canadian Armed Forces
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technician
Vibration technologist
Wind tunnel test technician
Wind tunnel test technologist

 

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Mechanical engineering technologists
Prepare and interpret conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs, drawings, and specifications for machines and components, power transmission systems, process piping, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
Prepare cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports
Conduct tests and analyses of machines, components and materials to determine their performance, strength, response to stress and other characteristics
Design moulds, tools, dies, jigs and fixtures for use in manufacturing processes
Inspect mechanical installations and construction
Prepare contract and tender documents
Supervise, monitor and inspect mechanical installations and construction projects
Prepare standards and schedules and supervise mechanical maintenance programs or operations of mechanical plants.

Mechanical engineering technicians
Assist in preparing conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs, drawings and specifications
Carry out a limited range of mechanical tests and analyses of machines, components and materials
Assist in the design of moulds, tools, dies, jigs and fixtures for use in manufacturing processes
Assist in inspection of mechanical installations and construction projects
Participate in the installation, repair and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

 

Employment requirements
Completion of a two- or three-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technologists.
Completion of a one- or two-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technicians.
Certification in mechanical engineering technology or in a related field is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.
A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."

 

Additional information
Progression to supervisory occupations such as mechanical construction supervisor, manufacturing supervisor or operations maintenance manager is possible with experience.
There is mobility to other related occupations such as technical sales or drafting technologists and technicians.

 

Exclusions
Drafting technologists and technicians (22212)
Industrial designers (22211)
Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade (62100)
Managers in manufacturing and utilities (9001)

 

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