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Engineering managers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0211

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.

Job Duties for Engineering managers

  • 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.

Working Conditions for Engineering managers

Work is typically performed in an office environment.

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  • Engineering Service Group Manager
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  • Engineering Service Quality Control Department Director
  • Engineering Service Quality Control Manager
  • Engineering Service Quality System Manager
  • Engineering Service Safety Service Director
  • Engineering Service Superintendent
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  • Mechanical Engineering Service Manager
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