What Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Do
Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.
Other Job Titles Marine Engineers and Naval Architects May Have
Marine Architect, Marine Design Engineer, Marine Engineer, Marine Engineering Consultant, Marine Structural Designer, Marine Surveyor, Naval Architect, Naval Architect Specialist, Ships Equipment Engineer, Structural Engineer
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Design complete hull and superstructure according to specifications and test data, in conformity with standards of safety, efficiency, and economy. Supervise other engineers and crew members and train them for routine and emergency duties. Study design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of craft, such as size, weight, speed, propulsion, displacement, and draft. Perform monitoring activities to ensure that ships comply with international regulations and standards for life-saving equipment and pollution preventatives. Oversee construction and testing of prototype in model basin and develop sectional and waterline curves of hull to establish center of gravity, ideal hull form, and buoyancy and stability data. See More
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