Program for Engineers
Graduate Marine Engineering (GME)-
The one year Pre-sea Training course for Graduates (GME) is a course leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, awarded by the ministry of shipping Government of India, after six months of sea service, enabling the cadets to become Marine Engineers on board Merchant Naval ships anywhere in the world. This course is strictly residential.
Marine Engineer Job Description:
Marine engineers design, maintain, and repair the mechanical systems that are used in aircraft carriers, sailboats, submarines, cargo ships, and other marine vessels.
Because there are so many different mechanical systems on ships, many marine engineers choose to specialize in designing certain types of equipment. Engines, pumps, and electrical systems are a few areas where a marine engineer may choose to focus.
In some cases, marine engineers are responsible for overseeing the construction and installation of the equipment they design. For example, they may need to oversee the group of electricians who install an electrical system to make sure that their work meets the design requirements.
Some marine engineers advance into roles as sales engineers, where they’re able to use their knowledge of engineering to sell products. Others become engineering managers, where they lead a team of marine engineers in the design of different products.
Some marine engineers have to travel on ships to test or maintain systems that they have designed. In these cases, it may be required to be away from home for long periods of time.
Because most engineering projects have tight deadlines, it’s often necessary for marine engineers to work overtime as deadlines approach. Additionally, problems with machinery or other equipment may require an engineer’s attention at any time of day or night.
Career Flow Chart Of Graduate Marine Engineer
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Electro Technical Officer (ETO)
The 4 Months Pre-sea Training course for Graduates (ETO) is approved by DG Shipping. After completion of Pre-sea Training they can join On board as a Trainee Electrical Officer. This course is strictly residential.
Electro-technical officers Job Description:
Electro-technical officers are engineer officers, working under the Chief Engineer, who whilst having the same qualifications as the engineers have followed a slightly different course of training to give them a greater knowledge of the many and varied electrical and electronic systems aboard modern ships.
The requirement for electro-technical officers on board ships varies greatly. On board a diesel electric powered cruise ship, for example, there may be several ETOs who spend almost all of their time dealing with electric and electronic matters; whereas, on a small coastal vessel the ETO may well spend most of his/her time dealing with mechanical matters and may only be called upon for electrical and electronic matters as and when required.
The ETO is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all electrical and electronic equipment, installations and machinery. This also includes radio communications and electronic navigation aids. Day-to-day maintenance of all electronic, computer, audio/visual and communications equipment and ensures its efficient operation. Ensuring that all planned maintenance work takes place on these systems and co-ordinates operations with shore-side technicians.
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