A marine engineer works to solve the technical challenges faced by ships, marine structures, machinery, or vessels. They are also be concerned with propulsion systems, power supplies, and specialized marine electronics or control systems; occasionally, the marine engineer works with coastal engineering, offshore structures, or management and consulting. Recently, marine electronics has become a growing field for the marine engineer, covering global positioning, autonomous systems, or other sensor-driven environments.
Marine Engineer Tasks
Document requirements, instructions, material specifications, and troubleshooting guides.
Monitor logs, data, and user feedback to identify trends and improve designs.
Provide technical leadership and project management for marine design and construction.
Inspect marine construction and evaluate metrics like stability, weight, and hydrostatics.