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Marine Engineer

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S: By: Brandi Kar

FC: STEM Engineering - 7th period | Marine Engineer...

1: Marine engineering refers to the engineering of boats, ships, oil rigs and any other marine vessel.

3: To become a marine engineer, a bachelor's degree in ocean engineering, mechanical engineering, or marine engineering is required to enter the field. An individual who wants to work as an engineering officer in the merchant marine must be licensed. To qualify for a license, candidates must be a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or one of the six state academies. They must also pass a written exam, physical tests, and have some sea experience. | Education...

4: Earnings... | Many marine engineers earn a median salary of $72,040 per year. Experienced marine engineers can make more than $100,000 per year. Marine engineers can expect additional benefits from their employers, including life, dental, and health insurance. Contributions to retirement plans or enrollment in a pension plan are common, as are paid vacation days and sick leave.

6: Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca

7: Marine Engineers and Architects usually work indoors in well-ventilated and lighted offices that have conference space and room for drafting equipment. They generally work a 5-day, 40-hour week. "The discipline I recommend, and that interested me, is the working environment. Being a marine engineer keeps you working conditions interesting, and is perfect for people wanting to switch it up and not be cooped up in the same office every day. Another reason this interested me was because it's your choice you can be on a boat or in your office, on vacation or at work. It's up to you, and you get to make all of the decisions." -Brandi Kar | Working environment...

9: EXAMPLE: The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers: SNAME has long been the preeminent society for the practitioners of the shipbuilding arts and sciences. For many, the Society has been absolutely essential to career development and success in the industry. Price: anywhere from $30 to $365 per year. Others in the United States: American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Audio Engineering Society, American Helicopter Society, Society of Women Engineers, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, and finally, The Tire Society. | Professional associations...

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  • Title: Marine Engineer
  • STEM class - Ms. Delong, period 7 By: Brandi Kar
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