Also called: Assistant Engineer, Chief Engineer, Engineer, Port 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; RL - Special Duty Officer - Strategic Sealift Officer (SSO); URL - Surface Warfare
In the Marine Corps: Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Auxiliary; Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Weapons; Machinists Mate, Nuclear Power; Marine Engineering Officer; Watercraft Engineer
In the Navy: Auxiliary Machinery Officer; Causeway Lighterage Engineer; Gas Turbine System Technician; Gas Turbine Systems Technician Basic; Machinist's Mate (Nuclear); Machinist's Mate (Surface); Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Weapons; Main Propulsion Assistant (1200 psi Steam System); Main Propulsion Assistant (General); RL - Engineering Duty Officer - Ship Engineering
- Start engines to propel ships and regulate engines and power transmissions to control speeds of ships, according to directions from captains or bridge computers.
- Maintain or repair engines, electric motors, pumps, winches, or other mechanical or electrical equipment or assist other crew members with maintenance or repair duties.
- Perform or participate in emergency drills, as required.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
People and Technology Systems
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
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