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What You Do

An Acoustic Engineer performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanisms, components and systems
  • Analyze dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems and structures
  • Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs
  • Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates

What You Need

  • A natural interest in the principles of sound and vibration
  • A natural aptitude in science and mathematics
  • Enjoy analyzing engineering problems and finding solutions
  • Able to work with high amounts of focus and patience
  • Able to effectively use transducers and other sound measuring instruments
  • Able to work well with other professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Your Career Pathway

University Bachelor's Degree

University of New Brunswick (UNB): Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering

4 Years$8,411/year

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN): Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering

5 Years$3,330/year

Dalhousie University: Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering

4 Years$11,000/year

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering

4 Years$6,270/year