Also called: Engineer, Ferry Engineer, Port Engineer, Tug Boat Engineer
In the Army: Marine Engineering Officer; Watercraft Engineer
In the Coast Guard: Engineering Afloat; Machinery Technician; Naval Engineering; Naval Engineering Specialty; RL - Engineering Duty Officer - Ship Engineering; URL - Surface Warfare
In the Marine Corps: Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinist's Mate (Nuclear); Watercraft Engineer
In the Navy: Auxiliary Machinery Officer; Causeway Lighterage Engineer; Engineman Basic; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Landing Craft Air Cushion Engineer; Machinist's Mate (Nuclear); Machinist's Mate (Surface); Main Propulsion Assistant (1200 psi Steam System); Main Propulsion Assistant (Gas Turbine); Main Propulsion Assistant (Steam)
- Monitor the availability, use, or condition of lifesaving equipment or pollution preventatives to ensure that international regulations are followed.
- Monitor engine, machinery, or equipment indicators when vessels are underway and report abnormalities to appropriate shipboard staff.
- Maintain electrical power, heating, ventilation, refrigeration, water, or sewerage systems.
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Math and Science
People and Technology Systems
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
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