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Searching for marine engineer jobs? The hunt is over!

Here at Hays, we have tons of roles in this field on our books, and your skills and experience could be just what our clients are looking for. Your ideal next career move could be one click away, from marine surveyor jobs and marine chief positions to roles in electronics services. Scroll down to see what we have available and if you have any questions, just get in touch. 
 

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Searching for marine engineer jobs? The hunt is over!

Here at Hays, we have tons of roles in this field on our books, and your skills and experience could be just what our clients are looking for. Your ideal next career move could be one click away, from marine surveyor jobs and marine chief positions to roles in electronics services. Scroll down to see what we have available and if you have any questions, just get in touch.

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Your marine engineering job questions, answered

What do marine engineers do? 

A marine engineer is a specialist who works on boats, ships, underwater crafts, offshore platforms and drilling equipment. They design, build, test and repair apparatus and technology, carry out marine surveys and ensure that environmental and safety laws are adhered to.

How much can I expect to earn as a marine engineer?

Roles in marine engineering range in pay, with the average marine engineer earning between £24,000 to £55,000 per annum. For more information about salary trends within the engineering space, see our Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022.

What soft skills will help me progress my career in marine engineering?

Marine engineering employers are keen to take on staff that have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to adopt change, good problem-solving capabilities, flexibility and adaptability, and the ability to learn. If you want to develop your skills in any of these areas, check out the Hays My Learning platform.

How can I become a marine engineer?

It's expected that marine engineering professionals will get into the role via an apprenticeship, training with the Merchant Navy or Royal Navy, or taking a university course. Courses to consider include marine engineering, marine technology, naval architecture and offshore engineering. The specific technical skills required will vary from specialism to specialism.

What marine engineering jobs are available?

We have job vacancies on our books for all levels of seniority within marine engineering. Take a look at our job boards here

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