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I am very curious about a Career in Marine Engineering. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Marine Engineering, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Marine Engineering. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Marine Engineering, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/careers/marine-engineering-1
Cdr Ravi Juyal's point of view!
Cdr Ravi Juyal has 20 years of professional experience in Marine Engineering. Cdr Ravi Juyal has worked in Marine Engineering as Commander in Indian Navy. In Cdr Ravi Juyal's own words, this is how Cdr Ravi Juyal got into Marine Engineering: "After completing my B Tech in Mechanical Engineering I joined Indian Navy in 1977 as Marine Engineer. Later on I did M Tech in Marine Engineering from Pune University. After retirement from Indian Navy, I worked for ABC Consultants as General Manager for almost 7 years."
Career Video on Marine Engineering
In a video, Cdr Ravi Juyal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Marine Engineering. Cdr Ravi Juyal started by explaining Marine Engineering as: "Marine engineering includes the engineering of boats, ships, oil rigs and any other marine vessel or structure, as well as oceanographic engineering. Specifically, marine engineering is the discipline of applying engineering sciences, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, and computer science, to the development, design, operation and maintenance of watercraft propulsion and on-board systems and oceanographic technology. It includes but is not limited to power and propulsion plants, machinery, piping, automation and control systems for marine vehicles of any kind, such as surface ships and submarines." The video was an engaging disposition.
We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Marine Engineering is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Marine Engineering. Cdr Ravi Juyal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
Boilers, Motors & Hydraulics
Heat Engines & Thermodynamics
Steam Turbines & Gas Turbines
Oil & Fuel
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Cdr Ravi Juyal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Marine Engineering:
Hands on Working
Work in Dirty Area
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Cdr Ravi Juyal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Marine Engineering:
Pride & Diverse Experience
Travelling & Facilities
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Cdr Ravi Juyal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Marine Engineering:
24*7 on Job
Handling Trade Union People
In the final section of the video Cdr Ravi Juyal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Marine Engineering. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Marine Engineering, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180405-0005