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  NOC 7532 – Water transport deck and engine room crew

To apply under NOC-7532 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Water transport deck and engine room crew.

Required roles and responsibilities:-

Water transport deck and engine room crew perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Stand watch and steer ship or self-propelled vessel under the direction of the officer on watch
  • Operate, maintain and repair deck equipment such as winches, cranes, derricks and hawsers
  • Assist ship engineer officers in performing routine maintenance work and repair to ship’s engine, machinery and auxiliary equipment
  • Monitor engine, machinery and equipment indicators, record variables and report abnormalities to ship engineer officer on watch
  • Lubricate moving parts of engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment
  • Operate and maintain off-loading liquid pumps and valves
  • Clean engine parts and keep engine room clean
  • Clean, chip and paint deck surfaces
  • Handle mooring lines, and splice and repair ropes, wire cables and cordage.

You can also see the required titles to apply as a Water transport deck and engine room crew

NOC 7532 – Water transport deck and engine room crew: example titles.

  • able seaman/woman (except armed forces)
  • barge deckhand
  • boatswain
  • boatswain – water transport
  • boiler tender – ships
  • deckhand
  • deckhand – ships
  • dredge deckhand
  • engine and boiler room crew member – ships
  • engine room crew member – ship
  • engine room greaser – marine
  • engine room greaser – water transport
  • engine room mechanical assistant – ships
  • ferryboat deckhand
  • helmsman/woman – water transport
  • log boom tugboat deckhand
  • marine engine oiler
  • marine engineering mechanic
  • marine engineering technician
  • marine oiler
  • mechanical assistant – water transport
  • ordinary seaman/woman (except armed forces)
  • pump seaman/woman
  • pumpman/woman – ships
  • quartermaster
  • seaman/woman
  • ship boiler tender
  • ship engine room greaser
  • ship engine room mechanical assistant
  • ship stoker
  • ship tunnel operator
  • ship tunnelman/woman
  • ship watchman/woman
  • ship’s carpenter
  • stoker – ships
  • tanker pumper – ship
  • tugboat deckhand
  • wheelsman/woman

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

Additional Information

  • Training and testing for various endorsements and certification, including the Marine Emergency Duty (MED) certificate, occur following employment as a deck crew member.
  • Senior positions in this unit group, such as able seaman/woman, require experience.
  • Progression to deck or ship engineer officer positions is possible with experience, additional training and deck officer certification by Transport Canada.


  • Deck officers, water transport (2273)
  • Engineer officers, water transport (2274)
  • Fishing vessel deckhands (8441)

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