Last Updated on February 22, 2019
February 21, 2019 – Despite the move towards targeting technology occupations in recent Canada immigration policy developments, Chemical Engineers (NOC 2134) remain sought-after in the Canadian economy.
This means Chemical Engineers are likely to have options in terms of their opportunities for Canada immigration.
Chemical Engineer Duties
- Conduct economic and technical feasibility studies in areas related to chemical, petroleum, pulp and paper, food or other processing industries
- Conduct research into the development or improvement of chemical engineering processes, reactions and materials
- Evaluate chemical process technology and equipment and determine production specifications
- Design and test chemical processing and associated plants and equipment
- Oversee the construction, modification, operation and maintenance of pilot plants, processing units or processing plants
- Establish and conduct quality control programs, operating procedures and control strategies to ensure consistency and adherence to standards for raw materials, products and waste products or emissions
- Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders for the process aspects of industrial construction
- Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers
- May work in an administrative capacity, for example, in the development of guidelines and specifications for the handling of dangerous chemicals, environmental protection, or standards for foods, materials and consumer goods.
Competitive salaries are available for Chemical Engineers in Canada, with Calgary the clear leader in terms of peak renumeration, at $140,300.
The other major cities top out at around $120,000, with the best salaries available in Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver.
Entry-level salaries hover in the $70,000 to $75,000 range, with Calgary again topping out at $76,700 for qualified newcomers to the position.
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