Congrats! Looks like you would be interested in the field of Water/WastewaterYou would like to gain the knowledge and skills to ensure the safety of your community`s water supply and effectively manage water and wastewater infrastructure. Through a series of courses in advanced chemistry, biology and mechanical systems, you are able to make informed decisions in your day-to-day career. Learn how to:prevent waterborne illnessesmanage industrial wasteoperate off-site wastewater treatment units.Potential job opportunities are:water and wastewater treatment operatorscompliance officerswater analysts with municipal or provincial governmentslab assistants in private and public laboratoriesThis career field is well-suited for students who:Enjoy paying attention to fine details without losing sight of the big picture.Care about the environment and public health issues, and find related work to be rewarding.Want to work in a lab environment, and in the field.Envision themselves as responsible, key members of an essential and indispensable team.
Awesome! Looks like the trades career is just what you're looking for. You like to work with your hands. Going into the trades means that you will begin acquiring real world experience almost immediately. This is done through apprenticeships where apprentices learn the skills of the trade from a skilled employer. While apprentices earn their credentials, they have the chance to work on real projects.Explore six trades including:general machinistbuilding constructioncabinetmaking and furnituresheet metal workautomotiveplumbingPotential job opportunities are:general machinistbuilding constructioncabinetmaking and furnituresheet metal workautomotiveplumbingThis career field is well-suited for students who:Are interested in learning practical skills.Want to work in challenging environments.Are adaptable and reliable.Are well organized and committed to their studies.Like working with their hands.
Congrats, friend! You've got the trappings of a top-tier engineer. You dream big and push yourself to achieve. You see setbacks as opportunities for growth and value simplicity, clarity, and ease of use.On top of that, you're a creative, critical thinker – inside the box just isn't your style. You envision solutions no one else can see then analyze them and make critical decisions.Picking a job in engineering might seem like a daunting task. Take it from me, you've got a ton of options, but once you narrow them down, you're sure to find the satisfying, fulfilling career of your STEM dreams. Learn how to do the following:project scheduling and cost controlsurveyingdesign of steel structuresfoundationswater and wastewater technologysoils analysisreinforced concrete designPotential job opportunities:cost estimating for residential, commercial and civil projectssurveyingproject managementbuilding inspectionmaterials testingquality controlconstructionThis career field is well-suited for students who:Can work independently to contribute to problem-solving teams.Enjoy using math and physics to solve technical problems.Seek opportunities to specialize in their career.Want to make a lasting difference in their community.Enjoy working on complex projects.Are able to meet challenging deadlines.
What is Operations and Maintenance? Operations & Maintenance (O&M) means the functions, duties and labor associated with the daily operations and normal repairs, replacement of parts and structural components. It involves many different aspects including architecture, design, building codes, occupational and environmental health, risk and security, service contract management, sustainability, commissioning, and facility planning.Learn how to do the following:facility and property managementmanage staff and contractors to deliver services, including procuring and hiring them.Understand legal responsibilities and the risks, regulations, and laws that apply in facilities.Recognize the impact of facilities on the environment and how to reduce that impact through sustainable initiatives.Know the systems and basic technical and operational principles involved with managing a building.Manage your organization’s space, including planning office space and managing moves, relocations, and minor construction.
This is for you if you enjoy challenging projects that take safety of you and others seriously. Fires can happen anytime, anywhere, with devastating outcomes. You can be a part of the growing role of fire prevention within the public and private sectors of the fire service industry.It's not just about fire, you can also enter positions in the field of public safety encompassing security, countering crime, and emergency management. Employment opportunities can include policing and the military, as well as various public and private sector organizations, government and non-profit organizations.Learn how to do the following:learn a systematic approach to public safety to counter,coordinate and investigate man-made and natural threats to individuals, information systems security, critical infrastructure, organizations, companies, and governmentsdevelop inter-professional capabilities using a collaborative approach to addressing public safety situations.Potential job opportunities:Systems programmerInsurance auditor for fire safetyRisk and crisis managementFire safety plan developerFire inspectorExtinguisher technicianFire alarm designerSprinkler systems designerSpecial hazards designerFire alarm technicianCode consultantFire equipment salesFire prevention officerFire protection systems consultantSprinkler fitterProject managerSprinkler designerThis career field is well-suited for students who:respond positively to challenges.react to stressful situations by using thoughtful and analytical measures.like to work in a team environment.can work independently and contribute to problem-solving teams.want to work with a wide variety of people and ideas throughout their career.have an interest geo-political trends and the dynamics of our democratic society.
We all know the environment is important and it looks like you have an interest in learning more. You likely enjoy science classes, maybe even biology, chemistry, and physical science.Learn how to do the following:ecological conservationproject managementenvironmental policy and reportingcontaminant controlGIS and environmental map designPotential job opportunities:remediation technicianfield sampling techniciangeographical information systems (GIS) techniciancontaminated site assessorenvironmental assessorwater and wastewater facility operatorenvironmental consultantThis career field is well-suited for students who:Seek an active, outdoor, hands-on learning environment.Are eager to measure, monitor, protect and improve the environment.Want to become familiar with both field and laboratory methods used broadly in the environmental sector.
What is a fuel handler? The Fuel Handler is responsible for the safe and efficient management of the fuel supply of a biomass plant, power plant auxiliary equipment and fuel handling equipment. They maintain fuel in the storage area, including the receipt, handling and storage of fuel in a safe and efficient manner.Learn how to do the following:installation, service and maintenance of various equipment that operate on gaseous fuels, fuel oil and compressed gasEquipment and pipe installation practicesElectrical circuitsTroubleshooting gas appliancesHeating appliances installation and servicingPotential job opportunities:Furnace installerHot water tank installerPipefitterSteamfitter apprenticeRefrigeration apprenticeService and maintenance technicianSheet metal apprentice
The mining industry is involved in the extraction of precious minerals and other geological materials. The extracted materials are transformed into a mineralized form that serves an economic benefit to the prospector or miner. It's not just about digging, mining is also about looking for materials that are needed to construct roads and hospitals, to build automobiles and houses, to make computers and satellites, to generate electricity, and to provide the many other goods and services that consumers enjoy. Potential job opportunities:Mine Manager or Production SupervisorUnderground Mining WorkerSurveyor, Project Manager / EngineerGeologist Assistantmining administrationGeotechnical technicianenvironmental technicianprocess control/quality control technicianhydrogeologic technicianlab and field technicianengineering technician/technologistgeophysicist operatormining or mineral exploration technicianThis career field is well-suited for students who:the ability to work within a group/teamcomputer literacyself-disciplinegood organizational skillstime management skillsmath skills/logical thinkinganalytical/creative thinking skillsgood oral/written communication skills
The environment fascinates you. You like to learn how the "outside works" and no wonder, it has a lot to offer. Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth's surface and the human societies spread across it. Geography seeks to understand where things are found, why they are there, and how they develop and change over timeLearn how to:field data collectionprogrammingremote sensingenterprise geo-database design and managementcloud-based servicesapplication development2D and 3D cartographic designspatial analysis and project managementPotential job opportunities are:utility/resource management companiessurvey/engineering/environmental companiessoftware companiesmunicipal, provincial or federal agenciesThis career field is well-suited for students who:Have the ability to summarize and present technical topics both orally and in written formats.Have the aptitude for computer technology.Are able to analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.Have a strong sense for spatial relationships.Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.Can work effectively in a teamwork environment.
Let me draw that up for you!You like to design and construct. The architecture industry is constantly evolving as advancing technology and modern developments lead to new and exciting design and construction opportunities. Architectural technicians play a vital role in the industry, working alongside architectural professionals to plan and execute sophisticated residential and commercial designs.Learn:Working DrawingsMethods and Materials of ConstructionCodes and StandardsAutoCADRevitVisual CommunicationsDesignEnvironmental SystemsPotential job opportunities are:in architects` officeswith contractors in multiple sectorsin engineering officesas a building materials sales representativewith municipal offices such as the City of Ottawawith federal and provincial agencies dealing with constructionin a drafting service office using AutoCAD and Revitin construction, maintenance, and planning jobswith real estate and facilities management companiesThis career field is well-suited for students who:Are detail-oriented, organized and committed to achieving excellence in their work.Are creative and enjoy solving technical problems.Thrive in a dynamic and technically-driven environment.Think visually and creatively.
I bet you love to build. The building and construction industry isn't all about hammers and nails. It also involves math, business and project planning skills. "Measure twice, cut once"Learn:how to safely work on a construction sitedraftingstructure designbuilding of different structures in our modern lab settingindustry-standard computer applications such as AutoCADPotential job opportunities are:an entry-level construction framera door and window installera junior estimatoran assistant project managerThis career field is well-suited for students who:Are team-oriented and like to work with others.Enjoy working in a dynamically-driven environment.Want a comprehensive introduction to the construction industry through both a hands-on approach and applied theory.