37 Combat Engineer Regiment

Unit Identification

37 Combat Engineer Regiment Badge

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Location

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building
115 the boulevard
St. John's, NL  A1A 0P5

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Carlton Street Armoury
3 Carleton Street
Fredericton, NB  E3B 4Y1

Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Fredericton NB

Name:  Sgt Tiidus
Phone: 506-460-7498
Email: erik.tiidus@forces.gc.ca

St John’s  NL

Name: Sgt Sarah Parkes
Phone: 709-733-3901
Email: P-SJS.ArmyReserveRecruiting@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to June:

  • Thursday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Bridging Equipment

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

37 Combat Engineer Regiment is comprised of Combat Engineers, focused on the use of demolitions and land mines, the design, construction and maintenance of defensive works and fortifications, lines of communications, and bridges. They can also provide water, power and other utilities, provide fire, aircraft crash and rescue services, hazardous material operations, and develop 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. In essence, the job of the Combat Engineer is to help the army live, move and fight while denying the same to the enemy.

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 Shane Macneil
  • Sergeant-Major: Chief Warrant Officer Wayne O’Toole

Contact Us

Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building
115 the boulevard
St. John's, NL  A1A 0P5

Phone: 709-733-3777

Carlton Street Armoury
3 Carleton Street
Fredericton, NB  E3B 4Y1

Phone: 506-460-7438

News

Second Lieutenant (Retired) Yueshuang Zhu

Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

Ottawa, Ontario — A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.
September 3, 2019

The Change of Command scrolls are signed

Lieutenant-Colonel Kathy Haire becomes first woman Commandant of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School

Gagetown, New Brunswick — There is always great pride and celebration when there is a change of command parade at The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School (RCAS), but on June 21, 2019 when the RCAS’s first woman commandant took command, a new page of history was turned.
July 8, 2019

Gunner Samuel LeBlanc and Gunner Ethan Evenson move topsoil

The Artillery takes aim at hunger in New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick — Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are renowned the world over for their selfless humanitarian assistance.  From time to time, however, it is not the world, but Canadians who require assistance.
June 26, 2019

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Our History

As part of Army Reserve Transformation, the Army has identified a shortage of engineer resources.

In addition to supporting expeditionary tasks each Division has been assigned the task of generating a Medium Girder Bridge Squadron and a Floating Bridge Squadron for the Army. Although other Land Force Divisions have Reserve Engineer Regiments, 5 Canadian Division (5 Cdn Div) only has two independent squadrons and as a result the Chief of Land Staff directed 5 Cdn Div to proceed with the growth of an Engineer Regiment in each of our two Reserve brigades. 36 and 37 Combat Engineer Regiments (CER) will be created over the next five years by internally adjusting existing structure and resources. To create 36 and 37 CER, unfilled structure will be reallocated within each brigade.

The first objective was to establish engineer troops in Halifax and Fredericton. 37 Combat Engineer Regiment headquarters and 56 Engineer Squadron will be located St. John's with 1 Engineer Squadron located in Fredericton.

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