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KEY SKILLS

  • Performed preventive maintenance and repair on all engine room equipment, mechanical and electrical operating systems.

  • Performed maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all engine room equipment.

  • Performed maintenance and repairs as necessary on all engine room equipment.4.

  • Operate all main and auxiliary systems including pumps, boilers, Diesel engines, generators, and all associated electrical systems.

  • Supervised a team of Engineers responsible for maintaining various diesel engines on cargo ships.

  • Maintained, repaired and operated diesel engines, steam boilers, pumps, systems.

  • Operated, and repaired diesel engines, marine auxiliary boiler and steam turbine.

  • Engineer Duties: Serviced and repaired diesel engines and generators.

  • Maintained and repaired all diesel engines on-board.

  • Work on 4x -v16 colt-pielstick diesel engines; roll engines, check engine clearance and conduct back lash on engines.

  • worked in various engine rooms on diesel engines, boilers, compressors and other aux.

  • Conducted watch standing for 15,000 horsepower Fairbanks Morse pielstick diesel engines.

  • Operated other auxiliary mechanical & Electrical devices on board ship.

  • Implement ISO 9002 quality standards on board ships.

  • Constructed various instruments used aboard ship.

PROS

  • Very high demand

  • One of the booming career

  • Lot of opportunities

  • High payscale

  • Overseas job

  • Abroad travel opportunity

CONS

  • Slow promotions

  • Possibility of sea sickness for onboard engineers

  • Lot of work stress

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Government

  • Companies

  • Should have good technical knowledge

  • Should be good at Math

  • Should be a team player

  • Good at communication

  • Must survive the sea

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Interesting Facts about the career

  • The world’s largest container ships can carry a staggering amount of goods. Carrying over 21,000 TEU, modern container ships can hold up to 745 million bananas. To put that into perspective, that’s roughly one banana for every person in Europe and North America.

  • Since 1978, the IMO has organized World Maritime Day. This is celebrated with a series of events and activities, and looks ahead at the future of the industry. This year, World Maritime Day will take place on September 28—how will you mark the occasion?

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