Port Engineers are responsible for estimating, planning,and performing short and long-term maintenance, repairs,and modifications on vessels for a specific region.They supervise engineering personnel and ensure they are properly trained,qualified, and comply with regulatory training requirements.
They also assist inthe development and adherence of the maintenance and repair budget and makerecommendations to the General Manager. Day-to-day work of Port Engineerscan be different depending on their area of expertise. This can include lookingafter port equipment (mechanical engineering) or infrastructure development (civilengineering). Being a Port Engineer requires highly-developed technical andorganisational skills.
Industry accreditation through to degree programs
$80,000 – $150,000 (median $115,000)*
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.