The marine engineer is responsible for the design, development and construction of water-born crafts and ships above or below water.  The task often involved integration of the ship’s structure with the installation of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics, electronics, propulsion power supply systems.  The resume should include projects handled in the industry where the applicant has worked. A related industry is more appealing.

Marine Engineer Resume Template

George H. Purnell

Williamsburg, Virginia

Phone: 757-024-9023


To become part of your team of marine engineers with a direct design responsibility in building ships and water-borne crafts

Summary of Qualification

  • Excellent technical writing skills in English and French
  • Above average communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fourteen years experience in the design and construction of  management
  • Extensive client networking presence to bring clients to the company


Career Experience/Job History


2002 – Present:  Assistant Marine Engineer, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding,

  • Work with other engineers in geotechnics, armanentation, impregnation and structural design in ships destined for the navy.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of marine engineers in the building, maintenance and ship breaking operations.
  • Work with government and private clients in defining shipbuilding specifications.
  • Present design blueprint and mock-up models for client approval


1996 – 2002:  Assistant Marine Engineer, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

  • Support the chief engineer in implementing structural improvements and ship system enhancements.
  • Maintain complete and updated records on all engineering changes and enhancements for patent purposes.


1996 – Present:  various in-house trainings, seminars and conference on marine engineering technologies, design trends and competitor analysis

1992 – 1996:  Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.


Navy Resume