View unit group

Version:
2016 Version 1.0

Search

Search by job title
Search by NOC code

0211 – Engineering managers

Engineering managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of an engineering department, service or firm. They are employed by a wide range of private sector and government establishments and by consulting engineering and scientific research companies.

Profile

Example titles

  • Electrical engineering service manager
  • Engineering department manager
  • Engineering manager
  • Engineering research and development director
  • Production engineering manager
  • Telecommunications engineering service manager

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities and operations of an engineering department, service or firm
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm
  • Consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present engineering reports and findings
  • Assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
  • Recruit personnel and oversee development and maintenance of staff competence in required areas
  • May participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the engineering work of the department.

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering is usually required.
  • Extensive experience in an engineering discipline, including supervisory experience, is required.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is usually required.

Additional information

  • Mobility to other technical managerial positions, or to research or senior management positions is possible with experience.

Exclusions

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
0 - Management occupations
Skill level
A - Occupations usually require university education.
Major group
02 - Specialized middle management occupations
Minor group
021 - Managers in engineering, architecture, science and information systems
Version
2016 Version 1.0
Date modified: