You will stand watch to look for obstructions in the path of a vessel, measure water depth, turn the wheel on the bridge, or use emergency equipment as directed by a captian, mate, or pilot. You will break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. You will perform a variety of maintenance tasks to preserve the painted surface of the ship and to maintain line and ship equipment. You will need to hold government issued certification and tankerman certification when working aboard a liquid carrying vessel.
No formal educational credential
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