Marine engineering is the branch of engineering that involves the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the ship along with the nautical architecture and science which includes steering, anchoring, cargo handling, HVAC, and even the responsibilities would include the operation and servicing of pumps, compressors, boilers, power generation and refrigeration equipment, etc.
Q: What are the chances that he will get a job after doing Marine engineering?
A: There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of marine engineering but like any other profession or field the job will depend on your skills, specializations and ability. Some of the jobs include construction and maintenance of ship or boat or vessels, in public or private shipping companies as a Trainee Marine Engineer, Junior Marine Engineer, third assistant engineer, fourth assistant engineer, Dock Engineer, sales engineers, structural engineer, submarine designer, Marine Equipment Designers, engineering managers, Onshore Marine coordinator, etc.
Q: How does a student get work after marine engineering?
A: Considering the present-day scenario, getting a job after marine engineering is very tough and competitive as many students are going for this course and there aren't enough ships to place them on board. One of the best ways to get a job after completing the course is to get admission in the top colleges as they help in getting campus placement or one needs to have some reference in the shipping companies.
Q: Which companies recruit marine engineers?
A: The type of companies that recruit marine engineers are: Shipping companies for their Cruise, Oil & Gas or Off-Shore Energy companies for their Port works, Transport companies for Dredging and Deep Water Berth for Cargo services.
Some of the companies that recruit Marine Engineers are EUCON Shipping and Transport, BP Shipping, Maersk Shipping Company, Shell Ship Management, Norse Merchant Ferries, Carilsbrook Shipping, The European Maritime Agency, Irish Ferries, etc.
Q: What type of job is this and can a marine engineer go for any other job( if then what type of jobs he can do)?
A: There are many other options for a Marine Engineer like Maintenance engineers in Hospitals, Hotels, Power stations, Pharmaceutical Companies, Petrochemical Companies, Port Security, Port Engineer, Technical
Services Advisor, work in shipyards or drydock, Marine workshop, etc. You can even opt for all government services based on your graduation certificates like UPSC (IES/ IAS), SSC, CGL, PSC, Bank PO, CDS (Combined Defence Services Exam), etc. You can even become a surveyor or a professor in any of the Marine engineering institute.
Note: I have attached a pdf sheet uploaded by the Cork institute of technology that will provide you all the answers you require. The title of the pdf is "Your Degree in Marine Engineering…What Next?".
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