Last Updated on April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019 – Electrical Engineers continue to be in-demand in Canada, making the pathway to permanent residence open for those with skills and experience in the position.
Electrical and electronics engineers (NOC 2133) feature among the top 10 Express Entry admissions by intended occupation.
The position is also one of the 29 target occupations under the BC PNP Tech Pilot.
This means there are a number of pathways to explore for Electrical Engineers considering immigration to Canada.
Electrical and electronics engineers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of electrical generation and distribution networks, electrical machinery and components and electronic communications, instrumentation and control systems, equipment, and components,
- Prepare material cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications for electrical and electronic systems and equipment,
- Design electrical and electronic circuits, components, systems and equipment,
- Conduct micro or nanodevices simulations, characterization, process modeling and integration in the development of new electronic devices and products,
- Supervise and inspect the installation, modification, testing and operation of electrical and electronic systems and equipment,
- Develop maintenance and operating standards for electrical and electronic systems and equipment,
- Investigate electrical or electronic failures,
- Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders for construction or maintenance,
- Supervise technicians, technologists, programmers, analysts and other engineers.
Salaries Information for Electrical Engineers
In terms of salaries, competitive salaries are on offer for Electrical Engineers in Canada.
The most experienced can expect to make in the region of $125,000 to $130,000 once they are established.
Entry-level positions, meanwhile, begin with salaries in the $65,000 to $70,000 range.
Larger salaries are available in the bigger cities, including Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton.
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Once candidates are in Canada and working through the GTS, they can apply for permanent residence through Express Entry or an applicable provincial nomination program (PNP).
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