Marine Engineer Officers 


Marine engineer officers operate and maintain vessels' main engines / equipment and supervise engine room crew activities.


Aptitude: • Patience, • Determination, • Creativity, • Flexibility, • A Logical And Independent Mind, • Meticulous Attention To Detail, • Excellent Analytic Skills, • Team working Skills, • Interpersonal Skills, • Communication Skills

Useful Secondary School subjects: Math, Physics, Geography, Computer-related courses, English

Degrees associated with this career: High School Diploma, Certificate, Diploma

Requirements: To be a transportation officer or controller, you usually need a high school diploma and specialized training in your area of transportation. You may need certification or a special licence such as pilot's, air traffic control or radio licence. You may need training, special certificates, and endorsements from Transport Canada. To be a transportation officer or controller who works on ships and other vessels, you must usually complete a cadet program at a nautical or marine training institute or have several years' experience. Many recent entrants have a trade / vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 3 in 20 have an undergraduate university degree.

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