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A marine engineer deals with the design, construction and maintenance of ships and other water vessels. Jobs are available in a variety of areas including with transport companies, engineering firms, shipbuilders and the military. Some work can be extremely specialised, such as steering and propulsion. Engineers are also responsible for designing and carrying out tests on equipment and initiating any repairs. They may also compile progress reports for clients and contractors
The job requires an extremely good level of technical understanding and the ability to solve complex engineering problems. Sea-going engineers may not need any qualifications as the job can be learnt as a cadet. However, shore-based engineers will require a degree in marine engineering or a related subject such as naval architecture or marine technology
Opportunities in this line of work include working offshore on gas and oil rigs or jobs with the Merchant or Royal Navy or with a shipping company. Advancement might mean moving into a project management or consultancy role or into research or development
The average salary is £29,000 per year but this depends on experience.
Marine engineers are required to design, construct, and maintain marine systems and equipment of ships. They select suitable machinery for ship construction and ensure that all systems including electricity, hydraulics, propulsion, fuel, power, and air purification run efficiently. They team up with naval architects and offshore workers and supervise the work of other people such as mechanics and technicians.
Marine engineers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Examining ships.
• Ensuring instruments work safely.
• Repairing underwater craft.
• Designing equipment.
• Maintaining offshore platforms.
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£25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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Lowestoft, Suffolk, East Anglia, UK
£25000.00 - £33000.00 Per Annum
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Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive plus benefits package
Eastleigh, Hampshire, Hampshire, South East, UK
Seething, United Kingdom
£22000 - £22250/annum Excellent Benefits
Cardiff, United Kingdom
£22000 - £22250 per annum + Excellent Benefits
South Wales, Wales, UK
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