vessel engine inspector


Vessel engine inspectors inspect ship and boat engines such as electric motors, nuclear reactors, gas turbine engines, outboard motors, two-stroke or four-stroke diesel engines, LNG, fuel dual engines and, in some cases, marine steam engines in assembly facilities to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations. They conduct routine, post-overhaul, pre-availability and post-casualty inspections. They provide documentation for repair activities and technical support to maintenance and repair centres. They review administrative records, analyse the operating performance of engines and report their findings.

Scope notes

Excludes vessel engine tester.

Alternative label

  • outboard motor inspector

  • electric motor inspector

  • liquid natural gas engine inspector

  • nuclear reactor inspector

  • marine engine inspector

  • marine engine tester

  • two-stroke diesel engineer inspector

  • gas turbine engine inspector

  • marine engine builder

  • boat engine builder

  • boat engine assembler

  • marine steam engine inspector

  • four-stroke diesel engine inspector

  • LNG engine inspector

  • dual fuel engine inspector

  • boat engine inspector

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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