Marine Engineers and Naval Architects:

Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.

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Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 19
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Creativity
Written Communication
Integrity
Problem-solving
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Organization
Decision-making
Leadership
Technology and Tool Usage
Oral Communication
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Design interior space to meet customer specifications
Design office layout
Design construction projects
Design electronic or computer equipment, systems, or instrumentation
Design electro-mechanical equipment or systems
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Design industrial or manufacturing machinery or equipment
Design power sources or equipment
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Write business project or bid proposals
Develop graphic art

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze design or requirements information for mechanical equipment or systems
Evaluate product design
Analyze engineering data
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze engineering design problems
Perform engineering research
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Perform statistical analysis or modeling

Getting Information

Review engineering codes and specifications
Research engineering designs or applications
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review engineering data or reports
Survey land or properties
Collect engineering data
Request reports or records
Conduct interviews to gather architectual, engineering, or construction related information

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities
Oversee testing or construction of prototype
Direct installation activities
Supervise engineering or other technical personnel
Lead engineering teams
Direct construction activities
Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities or drills
Delegate authority for engineering activities

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

Plan construction of structures or facilities
Prepare detailed work plans
Design structures or facilities
Manage projects to keep within time, cost, and quality guidelines
Plan testing of engineering methods
Devise research or testing protocols
Develop plans for engineering programs, projects, or services

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Perform engineering related safety inspection
Inspect property for condition, damage, or deterioration
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Conduct performance testing
Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Evaluate characteristics of equipment or systems
Test engineering project equipment

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