Design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys. May confer with marine engineers.
Boat Builder, Designer, Engineering Specialist, Initial Design and Naval Architecture Supervisor, Marine Architect, Marine Structural Designer, Naval Architect, Naval Architect Specialist, Piping Designer, Structural Engineer
Employment of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average compared to all occupations.
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