Summary Chief Engineer, Coast Guard Vessel in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a chief engineer, Coast Guard vessel. The following information is applicable to all Engineer officers, water transport (NOC 2274).
Engineer officers, water transport, operate and maintain main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment aboard ships and other self-propelled vessels, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of engine room crews. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
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- Operate main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment on ships
- Stand engine room watch, monitoring and noting performance of engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
- Inspect and conduct maintenance and emergency repairs to engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
- Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures
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