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Marine Engineer Interview Questions

Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Engineering Marine Engineer

15 Marine Engineer
Interview Questions

  1. Tell us how you keep your job knowledge current with the on going changes in the marine and naval industry.

    Community Answers

    • "By study and technical interactions."
    • "Field of work. Very mechanical related and the discipline implemented on."
  2. Describe the project or situation which best demonstrates your analytical abilities. What was your role?

    Community Answers

    • "Analysing root cause and then taking appropriate actions."
  3. Give an example of a time when you made a mistake because you did not listen well to what someone had to say.

  4. Describe a time when you were asked to keep information confidential.

  5. Describe your leadership style and give an example of a situation when you successfully led a group.

  6. What do you enjoy the most about being a marine engineer?

    Community Answers

    • "Roaming around the world."
  7. How do you stay fluent with safety standards when designing new vessels?

  8. How do you ensure your ships schematics are accurate?

  9. Why did you decide on a career in marine engineering?

  10. Some problems require developing a unique approach. Tell about a time when you were able to develop a different problem-solving approach.

  11. There are times when we are placed under extreme pressure on the job. Tell about a time when you were under such pressure and how you handled it.

  12. How closely do you manage costs? When have you had to adjust midway through a project, to keep costs inline?

  13. Tell me about a time when you had to be critical of a contractor. How do you typically handle those situations?

  14. How do you keep from feeling overwhelmed while working on a project?

  15. Do you consider yourself a macro or micro manager? How do you delegate?