Engineer officers, water transport

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2274

Engineer officers, water transport, operate and maintain main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments.

Job Duties for Engineer officers, water transport

  • Operate main engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment aboard ships, such as boilers, steering and deck machinery, motors, pumps, generators and condensers
  • Stand engine room watch, monitoring and noting performance of engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Inspect and conduct maintenance and emergency repairs to engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of the engine room crew
  • Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures.

Working Conditions for Engineer officers, water transport

Work is performed aboard marine vessels, which may be hazardous on account of open water and changing weather conditions. Safety measures are usually in place to prevent injury from tools and heavy machinery like engines.

Alternate Job Titles

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  • Chief Engineer - Water Transport
  • Chief Marine Engineer - Water Transport
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  • Coast Guard Vessel Second Engineer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Second Watchkeeping Engineer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Senior Engineer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Third Engineer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Third Watchkeeping Engineer
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  • Factory Freezer Trawler First Engineer
  • Factory Freezer Trawler Second Engineer
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  • Junior Engineer - Water Transport
  • Marine Engineer Officer
  • Marine Engineer Officer - Water Transport
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  • Marine Second Engineer - Water Transport
  • Marine Senior Engineer - Water Transport
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  • Fourth Engineer - Water Transport
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  • Second Engineer
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