marine engineer




Marine engineers design, build, maintain and repair the hull, mechanical, electronic equipment and auxiliary systems such as engines, pumps, heating, ventilation, generator sets. They work on all types of boats from pleasure crafts to naval vessels, including submarines.

Alternative label

  • marine systems engineer

  • ship's engineer

  • marine power systems engineer

  • naval engineer

  • marine design engineer

  • vessel engineer

  • marine engineering specialist

  • marine engineers

  • marine engineering adviser

  • ship engineer

  • marine repair engineer

  • marine auxiliary systems engineer

  • marine engineering expert

  • vessel systems engineer

  • marine engineering consultant

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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