Marine Architect

By : Heidy Ara

These are five task that are commonly perfomed as a Marine Architect

  • Design complete hull and superstructure according to specifications and test data, in conformity with standards of safety, efficiency, and economy.
  • Design layout of craft interior, including cargo space, passenger compartments, ladder wells, and elevators.
  • Study design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of craft, such as size, weight, speed, propulsion, displacement, and draft.
  • Confer with marine engineering personnel to establish arrangement of boiler room equipment and propulsion machinery, heating and ventilating systems, refrigeration equipment, piping, and other functional equipment.
  • Evaluate performance of craft during dock and sea trials to determine design changes and conformance with national and international standards.

These are five skills needed to be a Marine Architect

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

These five items are going to describe the work context for being a Marine Architect

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Telephone — How often do you have telephone conversations in this job?


88

Face-to-Face Discussions — How often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?


87

Electronic Mail — How often do you use electronic mail in this job?


87

Spend Time Sitting — How much does this job require sitting?


79

Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

This is how much education is needed for being a Marine Architect

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Bachelor's degree

18

Master's degree

10

Some college, no degree

This occupation may require a background in the following science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational disciplines:

Engineering — Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Here are five interests that would be good to know if becoming a Marine Architect

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Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

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Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

72

Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

17

Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Here are some values that fit being a Marine Architect

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Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.

72



Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

72




Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

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Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

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Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions

This is how much a Marine Architect makes in the whole country

Salary 2012 United States

Us-Yearly

10% $54,300

25% 69,600

Median $88,100

75% 113,400

90% 150,600




California-Yearly

10% $46,300

25% $55,200

Median $85,600

75% $115,800

90% $141,800