2262- Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers inspect transportation vehicles such as aircraft, watercraft, automobiles and trucks and weighing and measuring devices such as scales and meters as well as industrial instruments, processes and equipment for conformity to government and industry standards and regulations. They are employed by government agencies and in the private sector.
Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers perform some or all of the following duties:
Motor vehicles defects investigators
Conduct motor vehicle and motor vehicle component defect investigations, examinations, tests and defect-related accident investigations
Provide expert advice and testimony on specific motor vehicle performance problems or defects
Recommend improvements in vehicle inspection and licensing procedures and vehicle safety standards.
Railway accident investigation officers
Collect and analyze data from train derailments, collisions, and other accidents to determine the causes
Inspect and evaluate railway property, structures, rolling stock, signals, track structure and train handling characteristics to ensure compliance to operating standards.
Conduct initial and regular inspections of establishments and individuals holding or applying for air carrier operating certificates and establishments engaged in aircraft maintenance, repair or modification
Inspect aircraft, advise of any deficiencies and detain aircraft suspected of being unairworthy or unsafe.
Inspectors, weights and measures
Conduct inspections and tests of a variety of mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring devices and systems
Prepare draft investigative reports of findings
Recommend corrective or enforcement action.
Oil and gas drilling rig inspectors
Conduct onshore and offshore inspections of drilling and well servicing equipment and processes to ensure compliance with regulations and policies and to recommend improvements and corrective action.
University degree or college diploma in an appropriate engineering field
Trade qualifications and extensive related work experience are required.
Appropriate professional engineering or engineering technology certification and licences may be required.
- Environmental Engineering Technicians
- Industrial Engineering Technicians
- Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
- Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
- Industrial Engineering Technologists
- Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
- Photonics Technicians
- Manufacturing Production Technicians
- Fuel Cell Technicians
- Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists
- Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians
- Nuclear Technicians
- Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
- Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
- Forensic Science Technicians
- Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
- Quality Control Analysts
- Precision Agriculture Technicians
- Remote Sensing Technicians
- Fire Inspectors and Investigators
- Fire Inspectors
- Fire Investigators
- Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
- Traffic Technicians
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X