Ship Engineers


Supervise and coordinate activities of crew engaged in operating and maintaining engines, boilers, deck machinery, and electrical, sanitary, and refrigeration equipment aboard ship.
Also called: Assistant Engineer, Chief Engineer, Engineer, Port Engineer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
    Business
  • management
    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
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    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
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Facilities management software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
  • Damen DAMOS
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Kongsberg Maritime K-LOG Electronic Logbooks
  • Microsoft Access
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    certificate after high school
    high school diploma/GED
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