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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $67,520.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 210
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -3.70 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Employ stationary rigging aboard ship
Handle boat or ship tie-off lines
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Don/Doff transportation or shipping related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Weld metal structures
Assemble equipment or components
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair ship or boat engine, machinery, or equipment
Repair commercial transportation equipment
Maintain ship or boat engine, machinery, or equipment
Maintain boat or ship hull
Clean marine vessels or equipment
Perform hydraulic plumbing
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts

Controlling Machines and Processes

Control pumps or pumping equipment
Operate power driven pumps, equipment, or systems
Operate variety of machine tools
Operate pneumatic tools
Operate power generation equipment
Operate auxiliary power plant equipment
Operate power or hand tools in engineering environments
Operate lathes in accordance with safety regulations

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Oversee marine cargo handling
Direct maintenance or repair activities
Direct vessel steering
Direct loading of fire suppression equipment
Direct emergency management activities
Supervise engineering personnel

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor engine operation or functioning
Monitor engineering equipment operation to detect problems
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Monitor operating conditions
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor performance of others

Getting Information

Review engineering codes and specifications
Read engineering related operating, service, or repair manuals
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review installation, maintenance, or repair work orders

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Perform engineering related safety inspection
Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions

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