List of Professions

For high school graduates who enjoy creating, conceptualizing, drawing or building things from cars to boats, buildings to robots or computers to mobile device applications, a career in an engineering technology and applied science profession may be just the ticket to a rewarding, diverse and economically stable career.

Engineering technology and applied science professionals work in more than 160 different occupations within more than a dozen disciplines.

  • Bioscience1
    • Agricultural  technician
    • Agricultural technologist
    • Agrology technician
    • Aquaculture technician
    • Bacteriological technician
    • Biological laboratory technologist
    • Fish hatchery technician
    • Fisheries technician
    • Food bacteriological technician
    • Microbiology quality control technologist
    • Microbiology technologist
    • Plant breeding technician
    • Wildlife biology technician
    • Biochemistry technologist
    • Biochemistry laboratory technicians
    • Biomedical engineering technologist
    • Environmental technologist
    • Resource management technologist
  • Building1
    • Architectural technician
    • Architectural technologist
    • Computer-assisted drafting (CAD) technician
    • Draftsperson
    • Engineering design and drafting technologist
    • Supervisor, drafting office
    • Construction technologist
    • Building engineering technologist
  • Chemical1
    • Analytical technician, chemical
    • Biochemistry technologist
    • Chemical analyst
    • Chemical engineering technician
    • Chemical engineering technologist
    • Chemical laboratory analyst
    • Chemical research technician
    • Chemical technician
    • Food technologist
    • Formulation technician
    • Geochemical technician
    • Industrial hygiene technologist
    • Mass spectrometer technician
    • Master dyer – textiles pain technician
    • Pilot plant technician
    • Quality control technician – chemical processing
    • Food processing technologist
  • Civil1
    • Civil engineering technician
    • Civil engineering technologist
    • Construction estimators
    • Construction managers
    • Land survey technologists
    • Bridge design technician
    • Building materials technician
    • Construction technologist
    • Highway technician
    • Municipal engineering assistant
    • Soil technologist – civil engineering
    • Specifications writer, construction
    • Structural design technologist
    • Structural investigator
    • Engineering, design and drafting technologist
  • Electrical1
    • Broadcast communications technologist
    • Electrical engineering technician
    • Electricity distribution network technologist
    • Telecommunications engineering technologist
    • Engineering design and drafting technologist
  • Electronics1
    • Electronics engineering technician
    • Electronics design technologist
    • Electronics engineering technician
    • Production support technician – electronics
    • Manufacturing audio-video service technician
    • Computer service technician
    • Field service technician, electronic products
    • Office equipment service technician
  • Forestry1
    • Forest engineering technologist
    • Forest resource technologist
    • Forest recreation technologist
    • Geographic information systems (gis) technician
    • Map editor
    • Mapping technician
    • Photogrammetric technologist
    • Remote sensing (rs) technologist
    • Airborne geophyisical equipment operators
  • Geomatics1
    • Aerial survey technician
    • Cartographer
    • Cartographic technician
    • Geographic information systems (gis) technician
    • Map editor
    • Mapping technicians and technologists
    • Photogrammetric technologist
    • Photogrammetrist
    • Remote sensing (rs) technician
    • Softcopy photogrammetrist
    • Airborne geophysical equipment operators
    • Survey technologists and technicians
  • Industrial1
    • CAD/cam programmer
    • Industrial engineering technician
    • Industrial engineering technologist
    • Loss prevention technologist
    • Manufacturing technician
    • Manufacturing technologist
    • Planning technician
    • Plastics manufacturing technician
    • Pulp and paper manufacturing technologist
    • Quality assurance technologist
    • Scheduling technician, manufacturing
    • Engineering design and drafting technologist
  • Information Technology1
    • Computer systems technologist
    • Computer programming technologist
    • Computer networks technologist
    • Computer operators supervisor
    • Computer tape librarian
    • Data centre operator
    • Internet web site technician
    • Lan (local area network) administrator
    • Lan (local area network) technician
    • Network administrator
    • Network operator
    • Network support technician
    • System administrator
    • Web technician
  • Instrumentation1
    • Industrial process control technologist
    • Instrument technician
    • Industrial instrumentation technician
    • Aircraft instrument technician
    • Industrial mechanics technologist
  • Mechanical1
    • Aeronautical technologist
    • Heating designer, hvac (heating , ventilating and air conditioning) technologist
    • Machine designer
    • Marine engineering technologist
    • Mechanical engineering technician
    • Mechanical engineering technologist
    • Mechanical technologist
    • Mould designer
    • Thermal station technician
    • Tool and die designer
    • Tool designer
    • Engineering design and drafting technologist
    • Manufacturing engineering technologist
    • Power engineering technologist
  • Mineral Resources1
    • Geological technician
    • Geophysical technologist
    • Mining technologist
    • Groundwater technologist
    • Metallurgical technologist
    • Mineralogy technician
    • Petroleum engineering technologist
    • Petroleum technician
    • Petrology technician
    • Reservoir engineering technician
    • Rock mechanics technician
    • Seismic technician
    • Welding technologist
  • Petroleum/Geosciences1
    • Petroleum technologist
    • Petroleum technician
    • Mining technologist
    • Geological technologist
    • Geophysical technologist
    • Extractive metallurgy technologist
    • Well site technologist
    • Marine geoscience technologist
    • Mineral technologist
    • Corrosion technologist
    • Reservoir technologist
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Industries and Organizations that Employ Engineering Technology and Applied Science Professionals 

Engineering technology and applied science professionals are employed by the following organizations and/or in the following areas:

  • Municipal governments (public works departments including roads, planning, traffic control, water/waste water management)
  • Provincial governments
  • Power production and distribution
  • Chemical, oil and gas refining, medical, biotechnology, geomatics, architecture, environment
  • Engineering consulting
  • Military/police – intelligence, electronics/avionics of warfare
  • Manufacturing – quality assurance/quality control, design, automation, production, marketing, industrial distribution
  • Construction companies
  • Design companies
  • Inspection/surveying organizations
  • Company ownership – technology professionals own businesses such as electrical contracting, process automation, design/consulting
  • Standards and regulatory departments, including Canadian Standards Association