His first job in marine industry started immediately at the Iskenderun Iron and Steel Factory’s Harbor, working as “Operational Engineer”.
After a year-and-a-half in Iskenderun, he joined the Turkish Navy for his compulsory service, and worked as “Dock Engineer” for 15 months in Mersin Military Shipyard.
Then he worked for a privately owned shipyard DEGAS, as “field control engineer” for a year and finally started working for the Alaybey Shipyard, the largest and the most capable shipyard on the Eastern coast of the Aegean Sea.
In Alaybey Shipyard, his career started at the “design and planning” department. After 7 years, he was awarded “chief engineer” title and moved to “production and mounting” department, becoming the engineer in charge for the main production workshop and facilities.