Marine Engineer Sample Resume

David Carlton
126 Canyonero Drive
Missoula, MT 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

To obtain a position as Marine Engineer in a challenging and professional environment in which I am able to improve and perfect my skills in order to reach the top of my profession.

Qualifications Summary
  • Extensive knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Wide knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub-atomic structures and processes.
  • Ability to inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Capable of providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
  • Excellent team player with great communication skills.  
University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marine Engineering Technologies (July 1997)
  • Marine Surveyor Certification
  • ASE Diesel Engine Certification
  • Crane Operator Certification
  • Forklift Certification  
Work Experience
Marine Engineer: June 2001 - Present, American Commercial Barge Lines
Responsibilities include:
  • Designing, developing, and taking responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.
  • Designing and overseeing testing, installation, and repair of marine apparatus and equipment.
  • Conducting analytical, environmental, operational, or performance studies in order to develop designs for products, such as marine engines, equipment, and structures.
  • Preparing, or directing the preparation of, product or system layouts and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Evaluating operation of marine equipment during acceptance testing and shakedown cruises.
  • Analyzing data in order to determine feasibility of product proposals.
  • Conferring with research personnel in order to clarify or resolve problems, and to develop or modify designs.
  • Acting as liaisons between ships' captains and shore personnel in order to ensure that schedules and budgets are maintained, and that ships are operated safely and efficiently.
  • Checking, testing, and maintaining automatic controls and alarm systems.
Marine Technician: May 1997 - May 2001, Williams Digital Cartography, Missoula, MT
Responsibilities included:
  • Investigating and observing tests on machinery and equipment for compliance with standards.
  • Conducting environmental, operational, or performance tests on marine machinery and equipment.
  • Determining conditions under which tests are to be conducted, as well as sequences and phases of test operations.
  • Maintaining and coordinating repair of marine machinery and equipment for installation on vessels.
  • Inspecting marine equipment and machinery in order to draw up work requests and job specifications.
  • Reviewing work requests, and comparing them with previous work completed on ships in order to ensure that costs are economically sound.
  • Preparing technical reports for use by engineering, management, or sales personnel.
  • Maintaining contact with, and formulate reports for, contractors and clients in order to ensure completion of work at minimum cost.
  • Coordinating activities with regulatory bodies in order to ensure repairs and alterations are at minimum cost, consistent with safety.
  • Procuring materials needed to repair marine equipment and machinery.  
*References: Available upon request.