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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Licensing Information ·   Professional Engineer

Licensing Description:
An applicant for examination shall be; over the age of 21, who is of good moral character, and who is a graduate of and holds a degree in engineering from an accredited school of engineering (or a board approved equivalent), and has acquired at least four years of satisfactory engineering experience, after having received said degree.

Licensing Agency:
Division Of Professional Registration
Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Landscape
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65109-1335

Licensing History:  

RegionNumber of active licenses in 2012
The St. Louis Region6,142

Occupational Tasks ·  Prepare, or direct the preparation of, product or system layouts and detailed drawings and schematics.
· Inspect marine equipment and machinery in order to draw up work requests and job specifications.
· Conduct analytical, environmental, operational, or performance studies in order to develop designs for products, such as marine engines, equipment, and structures.
· Design and oversee testing, installation, and repair of marine apparatus and equipment.
· Prepare plans, estimates, design and construction schedules, and contract specifications, including any special provisions.
· Investigate and observe tests on machinery and equipment for compliance with standards.
· Coordinate activities with regulatory bodies in order to ensure repairs and alterations are at minimum cost, consistent with safety.
· Conduct environmental, operational, or performance tests on marine machinery and equipment.
· Prepare technical reports for use by engineering, management, or sales personnel.
· Maintain contact with, and formulate reports for, contractors and clients in order to ensure completion of work at minimum cost.
· Evaluate operation of marine equipment during acceptance testing and shakedown cruises.
· Analyze data in order to determine feasibility of product proposals.
· Determine conditions under which tests are to be conducted, as well as sequences and phases of test operations.
· Procure materials needed to repair marine equipment and machinery.
· Confer with research personnel in order to clarify or resolve problems, and to develop or modify designs.
· Review work requests, and compare them with previous work completed on ships in order to ensure that costs are economically sound.
· Design complete hull and superstructure according to specifications and test data, in conformity with standards of safety, efficiency, and economy.
· Design layout of craft interior, including cargo space, passenger compartments, ladder wells, and elevators.
· Study design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of craft, such as size, weight, speed, propulsion, displacement, and draft.
· Confer with marine engineering personnel to establish arrangement of boiler room equipment and propulsion machinery, heating and ventilating systems, refrigeration equipment, piping, and other functional equipment.
· Evaluate performance of craft during dock and sea trials to determine design changes and conformance with national and international standards.

Educational Requirements: ·  Bachelor's degree

Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Mathematics 88%
·  Active Listening 83%
·  Mathematics 80%
·  Critical Thinking 80%
·  Reading Comprehension 77%
·  Equipment Selection 77%
·  Writing 77%
·  Critical Thinking 76%
·  Active Listening 76%
·  Writing 75%