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Fitter, Marine

Aliases: Will be updated

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 
The tasks of a Fitter, Marine is expected to perform include:
  • Repairing, servicing and overhauling engines and accessories of ships, boats etc., under the guidance of the Marine Engineer
  • Examining drawings and other specifications
  • Checking and measuring parts for flaws and other accuracy of fit using gauges, micrometres etc. 
  • Removing defects by chipping, filing, scraping, grinding and does other supplementary tooling as necessary
  • Assembling engines and auxiliary machinery in position
  • Testing the completed assembly and making necessary adjustments
  • Dismantling partly and complete machinery in the ship
  • Removing and replacing worn and damaged parts
  • Reassembling parts as per drawings under guidance of the Marine Engineer using hand and portable tools
  • Testing and inspecting installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials and removes defects
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Shipyard usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 9/11 hours every day. This may vary from shipyard to shipyard
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum – Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  • Ability to use tools like lathe, grinder, milling machine, drilling machine, power tools, etc.
  • Knowledge of doing welding and fitting jobs
  • Familiar with the assembly of engineering components
  • Knowledge of mechanical assembly
  • Well-versed in the operation of computerised production machines
  • Knowledge of welding of materials at various locations on the ship
  • Ability to allocate work, maintain discipline and ensure that tasks are properly completed by ratings
  • Proficient in maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the engine room
  • Knowledge of the proper stowing of tools, maintenance and stowing of hydraulic tools, fitting and turning equipment
  • Ability to assist the deck crew with mooring and unmooring the vessel
  • Physically fit
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to attend to minor electrical defects
  • Knowledge of keeping watch on engine, boiler and other machinery and assisting in their operation
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
  • Navigator Ship Management 
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Pondicherry University
  • National Institute of Technology Calicut
  • Government of India Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training(CIFNET)
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://nscsindia.org/AboutUs.aspx
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.aisectuniversity.ac.in/PDF/syllabus/Diploma/DiplomaMechSem-ItoVI.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Fitter, Marine

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Trainee Fitter
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Rarely
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For Freshers - ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 7,000 per month
  • For Candidates with 2 -3 years of experience - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 40,000 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Not required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
KEYWORDS 

Fitter, Marine

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7233.2200 Fitter, Marine
ISCO 2008 7233 Agricultural and Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Repairers
NIC 2008 33150 Repair of transport equipment, except motor vehicles
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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