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3141 SHIPS' ENGINEERS
 


    Ships' engineers control and participate in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment and machinery on board ship, or perform related supporting functions on shore.

    Tasks include -

    (a) controlling and participating in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment and machinery on board ship;

    (b) ordering fuel and other engine-room department stores and maintaining record of operations;

    (c) performing technical supervision of the installation, maintenance and repair of ship's machinery and equipment to ensure compliance with specifications and regulations;

    (d) applying knowledge of principles and practices relating to ship's machinery and equipment in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Engineer, ship


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Engineer, marine - 2145


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.