2171-Ship Engineers and Related Professionals

Job Title: 

Ship Engineers and Related Professionals

Job Description: 

Ship engineers and related professionals command and control the operation of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment, in order to navigate marine vessels for transporting passengers, mail and freight. They also plan and research to improve existing procedures or existing stock of knowledge.


Tasks include:

  • developing, adapting and overseeing the implementation of navigation plans through using complex navigation aids and clear knowledge of local conditions
  • adapting departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
  • planning and arranging all technical maintenance and repairs needed on the vessels
  • carrying out vessel inspections and monitor the ship?s conditions
  • ensuring compliance of vessels with regulations and standards
  • researching and implementing new procedures to improve daily operations
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Chief engineer (ship)
Ship captain
Marine superintendent engineer
Marine superintendent (deck)

Specific Occupations: 

Chief engineer (ship)

Marine superintendent engineer

Ship captain

Marine superintendent (deck)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore