Marine Engineer (080) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises the operation of ship's engine room.
Stands watch in engine room and supervises engine room crew in operating engins, pumps, injectors, condensers, boilers, and other mechanical, electrical, and sanitary equipment. Controls speed of power equipment and checks correct water level in boilers. Keeps an operating log. Supervises the repair and maintenance of engine room equipment. Makes small engine parts, using machinist's hand tools.
Must know the operation of steam, Diesel, or gasoline ship engines.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Chief Marine Engineer