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Marine Engineers
District Of Columbia

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Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.

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Currently Employed: Not Available

Projected Annual Job Openings: Not Available

Typical Hourly Wage: $44.24 - $69.62

Typical Annual Salary: $92,000 - $144,800

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Prepare, or direct the preparation of, product or system layouts and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Inspect marine equipment and machinery to draw up work requests and job specifications.
  • Conduct analytical, environmental, operational, or performance studies to develop designs for products, such as marine engines, equipment, and structures.
  • Design and oversee testing, installation, and repair of marine apparatus and equipment.
  • Act as liaisons between ships' captains and shore personnel to ensure that schedules and budgets are maintained, and that ships are operated safely and efficiently.
  • Perform monitoring activities to ensure that ships comply with international regulations and standards for life saving equipment and pollution preventatives.
  • Prepare plans, estimates, design and construction schedules, and contract specifications, including any special provisions.
  • Investigate and observe tests on machinery and equipment for compliance with standards.
  • Coordinate activities with regulatory bodies to ensure repairs and alterations are at minimum cost, consistent with safety.
  • Prepare technical reports for use by engineering, management, or sales personnel.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Hard hats
  • Microcontrollers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers

Technology:
  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Office suite software
  • Project management software
  • Spreadsheet software

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