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Job Description:

  • 1) Stands deck department watches and performs variety of duties to preserve painted surfaces of ship and to maintain lines, running gear, and cargo-handling gear in safe operating condition: Watches from bow of ship or wing of bridge for obstructions in path of ship.

  • 2) Turns wheel while observing compass to steer and maintain ship on course.

  • 3) Mops or washes down deck, using hose, to remove oil, dirt, and debris.

  • 4) Chips and cleans rust spots from deck, superstructure, and sides of ship, using hand or air chipping hammer and wire brush.

  • 5) Paints chipped area.

  • 6) Splices wire rope, using marlinespike, wirecutters, and twine.




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DOT:   911.687-030

Job Number: 11347