Pros: awards, moving up in paygrade, traveling
Cons: being away from family
A typical day at work is preventive maintenance on turbine generators, steam boilers, air compressors, turbine forced draft blowers, fuel pumps, oil pumps, turbine fire pumps, sea water pumps, 6 stage evaporator, steam system valves, water system valves
I have learned to follow operating procedures for start up and shut down of engine room and associated – more... equipment and casualty control procedures
I was qualified as engineroom supervisor through extensive training and attention to detail from well rounded supervisors
My coworkers were great to work with. Their unselfish attitudes made running the engine room fun and safe.
The hardest part of the job was learning to job for the first time and trying to memorize how things work and where they are
The most enjoyable part of the job was learning the job and getting qualified – less