36 Combat Engineer Regiment

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36 Combat Engineer Regiment

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Halifax, Halifax Armouries, PO Box 99000 Stn Forces, Halifax, NS  B3K 5X5

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: 36 CBG Recruiting Office Halifax
Phone: 902-427-3085
Email: Hfx_Army_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Name: 36 CBG Recruiting Office Sydney
Phone: 902-563-7100, Ext. 7109
Email: Sydney_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
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When We Train

From September to June on Thursday evenings (7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.) and one weekend per month.

From May to August, full-time summer employment is available.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

 Vehicles:

  • Front End Loader
  • 8 Tonne Dump Truck
  • Assault Boats

Weapons:

  • ACROW Bridge
  • C4 Explosives

 
See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

Who We Are

36 Combat Engineer Regiment (36 CER) is a Primary Reserve engineering regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces. The regiment headquarters is located in CFB Shearwater.

The 36 CER mission is to contribute to the mobility, counter-mobility, survivability, and general engineer support of the Canadian Armed Forces. Their roles are to conduct combat operations, support the Canadian Armed Forces in war and peace, support national development, provide assistance to civil authorities, and support international aid programs.

Combat Engineers serve wherever the need arises. Their responsibilities encompass the use of demolitions and land mines, the design, construction and maintenance of defensive works and fortifications, lines of communications, and bridges. They also provide water purification and develop maps and other engineering intelligence. In addition, military engineers are experts in deception and concealment, as well as the design and development of equipment necessary to carry out these operations. 

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel D.R. McGuire, CD
  • Sergeant-Major: Chief Warrant Offcer T.M. De Jong, CD

Contact Us

Halifax

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Halifax
Halifax Armouries
P.O. Box 99000 Stn Forces
Halifax, NS
B3K 5X5

Phone: 902-427-3085
Email: hfx_army_recruiting@forces.gc.ca
    
  
Hours of Operations
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sydney

36 Combat Engineer Regiment Sydney
11 Garrison Road
Victoria Park
Sydney, NS
B1P 7G9

Phone: 902-563-7100, Ext. 7110 or Ext. 7109
Email: Sydney_Recruiting@forces.gc.ca

News

Brigadier-General J.J.M.J. (Jocelyn) Paul

Understanding identities: a talk with Brigadier-General Jocelyn Paul

Ottawa, Ontario — Being an Indigenous member of the Canadian Army has brought many advantages to one of Canada’s most senior officers.
May 23, 2018

Army Reservist Sergeant John Ta

First-generation Canadian proud to represent the red and white

Thunder Bay, Ontario — For Thunder Bay Army Reservist Sergeant John Ta, wearing the maple leaf on his left arm is a reminder of the freedom and privileges that he enjoys daily in Canada.
May 16, 2018

Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher is honoured at Blue Jays Stadium

Regimental Sergeant-Major enjoys rare Mother’s Day at ‘home’ with 40,000 strangers

Hamilton, Ontario — Her steadfast commitment to the Army Reserve has often complicated traditional family events, and this is one of the first Mother’s Days that Chief Warrant Officer Tracy-Ann Fisher has been able to enjoy with her family.
May 14, 2018

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Our History

36 Combat Engineer Regiment (36 CER) was stood up as a Regiment in October 2012 with the addition of 20 Engineer Squadron. 36 CER originates from "45th Field Squadron RCE", which was located in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and was authorized to be formed on 5 June 1947. It was re-designated "45th Field Engineer Squadron (M)" on 21 May 1975 and then "45th Field Engineer Squadron" on 4 September 1992. Currently 36 CER consists of a Regimental Headquarters and two Field Squadrons providing general engineer support to 36 Brigade. The Regimental Headquarters and 20 Engineer Squadron are located in Halifax (Shearwater), Nova Scotia, and 45 Engineer Squadron is located in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Read more of 36 Combat Engineer Regiment history.

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