21399 – Other professional engineers

Broad Occupation Category

2 - Natural and applied sciences and related occupations.


1 – Occupations usually require a university degree

Major Group

21 – Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences

Broad Occupation Category

213 – Professional occupations in engineering

Broad Occupation Category

2139 – Other engineers

Other professional engineers include agricultural and bio-resource engineers, biomedical engineers, engineering physicists and engineering scientists, marine and naval engineers, textile engineers and other specialized engineering occupations.

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Example Titles

  • Agricultural engineer

  • Biomedical engineer

  • Bioresource engineer

  • Engineering physicist

  • Engineering scientist

  • Food processing engineer

  • Marine engineer

  • Naval architect

  • Textile engineer

Main Duties

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.

Biomedical engineers

  • 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.

Textile engineers

  • Design and develop processes, equipment and procedures for the production of fibres, yarns and textiles.

Employment Requirements

  • 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.