Marine Engineers


Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.
Also called: Marine Engineer, Marine Engineering Consultant, Marine Surveyor, Project Engineer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
    Analytical or scientific software
  • ANSYS FLUENT
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Spreadsheet software
  • IBM Lotus 1-2-3
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    bachelor's degree
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