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Assistant Engineer

Engineer  / Naval Architect

Christopher Kruse


Graduate of Maine Maritime Academy's Marine Engineering Technology program. Searching for a job as a 3rd A/E,

having passed my Coast Guard Exams and now a certified USCG Unlimited 3rd A/E.

Areas of Expertise

-Pneumatic Systems

-Electrical Systems

-Hydraulic Systems


-Microsoft Excel

-Group Leadership

-Organizational Skills

-Communicational Skills

Professional Experience

Cadet Engineer

June 2015 to August 2015

Maine Maritime Academy - Castine, Maine

Served as a Cadet Engineer on the Training Ship State of Maine during the 2013 and 2015 summers working alongside


-Sole leader of numerous watches

-Team leader of fuel transfers

-Fabricated and welded a catwalk

-Oversaw the freshman engineers

Cadet Engineer

June 2014 to August 2014

Alaska Marine Highway System - Juneau, Alaska

Served as a Cadet Engineer on the M/V Kennicott for 60 days and gained hands on experience during my time onboard.

-Held watches with the 3rd A/E

-Assisted in replacing a cylinder head

-Replaced and refurbished numerous pumps and motors

-Oversaw bunkering operations while in port

-Machined valves within the right tolerances


Bachelor of Science : Marine Engineering Technology , 2016

Maine Maritime Academy - Castine, Maine

The Marine Engineering Technology (MET) major incorporates many courses from the Marine Engineering

Operations program with additional courses in science, mathematics, communications, technical science, and laboratory

testing methods. Students entering this major are interested in working at sea with the option of becoming a shore-based

technologist. Learned to operate the power-generation, electrical, hydraulic, and many other engineering systems of a

floating vessel.

  • Unlimited 3rd Assistant Engineer 1 years by 2016
  • Cadet Engineer at Alaska Marine Highway System
    2014 June - Aug 2014
    Served as the cadet engineer on the M/V Kennicott. Assisted the 3rd A/E in the daily operations.
  • Bachelors of Science
    Marine Engineering Technology at Maine Maritime Academy
    2012 - 2016
  • USCG Unlimited 3rd Assistant Engineer Jan 2016
Skowhegan, Me,
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