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Able Seamen serve on a ship and complete roles such as day worker, watchstander, helmsman, and anchor watch. General duties highlighted on an Able Seaman example resume are using safety equipment, operating deck machinery, performing general maintenance, painting the ship's metal structures, and making sure lifeboats are in good condition. The ideal candidate for the job should focus in his or her resume on skills like knowledge of ship operations, physical fitness, stamina, being able to follow instructions, attention to details, and decision making. The completion of a training program at a school ship is required.

1

Able Seaman Marine Technician

Planned and conducted preventive and corrective plant, machinery and equipment maintenance with minimum down time this included but was not limited to Detroit Diesel Engines, Caterpillar Engines and relevant pumps or Machinery

  • Supervision and training a team of 12crew in the maintenance and operation of electrical and motor systems to match the highest standards required by the Australian Navy.
  • Trained and participated in the Fire Fighting and Damage Control Team and the Ships' Medical Emergency Response Team
  • Provided technical support to the submarine & FFH fleet, assisted while under maintenance and during reduced crew periods
  • Managed the processing of permit to work tag outs and hot work permits during maintenance periods
  • Trained and qualified to oversea all OH&S procedures were adhered to within my own team and by other members of the RAN
  • Carried out overnight watch keeping of engine and machinery rooms.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Able Seaman

  • Helped department through major safety and proficiency inspections resulting in a 93% proficiency
  • Maintained over 7500 square feet of the ship's hull and compartments saving over 75k in potentially outsourceable jobs
  • Supervised pulling in and out of ports 35 times with zero discrepancies
  • Completed nine underway replenishments for fuel and cargo
  • Completed over 1000 maintenance checks saving 50k in saved costs from failed or damaged equipment
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Business
Environmental Science
3

Able Seaman - Watch Stander

Successfully completing Able Seaman watch-standing duties on the wide variety of ships deployed by MSC, operating heavy cranes, forklifts, and working in the wheelhouse

  • Undertaking rotations on sea-going tugs and salvage ships, assisting the US Navy with wreckage recovery, and contributing to the success of valuable material searches
  • Responsible for safely completing cargo transfer and receipt, as well as fuel handling, including taking soundings of fuel tanks of both single- and double-hulled tankers
  • Contributing to successful replenishment operations, achieving under 1 degree of deviation on either side of the ship to maintain uninterrupted and efficient refueling procedures
  • Gaining proficiency in shipboard preservation activities, including blasting and resurfacing
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
Msc
4

Able Seaman

  • Standing navigational and security watches
  • Served as helmsman, maintaining deck equipment, and preservation of the ship.
  • Operated equipment including cranes winches and fork trucks.
  • Trained in damage control first aid and firefighting.
  • Supervised deck crews in the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Supervised the loading and discharge of cargo
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
5

Able Seaman Unlimited

Responsible for constructing and expediting load out plans for 6,000 ton vessel. Responsible for overseeing rigging and following all rigging requirements. Familiar with TWIC, MARSEC, TSA, CFR 40 and other federal regulations.

  • Hold and construct pre job meetings for crew. (JSEA)
  • Responsible for leading weekly United States Coast Guard (U.S.C.G.) required safety classes for crew.
  • Responsible for mooring 6k ton vessel
  • Conduct weekly and monthly safety equipment checklist for the entire vessel.
  • Oversee preventative maintenance on anchor winless, three ton cranes, Fast Rescue Craft (FRC), 10 ton deck tugs and David and Coxwain equipment.
  • Fire Team Leader for Vessel crew.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Able Seaman

  • Vital member of the fleet operations team a Deepwater drilling contractor to the oil and gas industry. As Able Seaman, serve on the Deck and Bridge team of the OCEAN BLACKRHINO drill ship, a new (2014) 1200 foot vessel constructed in the Gusto P10000 design to handle depths of up to 40,000ft.
  • Handle full-scope deck operations, helming and navigation responsibilities in support of day-to-day ship operations to fulfill drilling contracts with Murphy Gas and Hess in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Currently in pursuit of Full Dynamic Position Officer (DPO) certification
  • Train, supervise, evaluate and quality assure the performance of three Roustabouts
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3rd Mate Open Oceans
7

Able Seaman

  • Assigned to various vessels such as the M/V Green Lake car carrier.
  • Stood bridge watches as Helmsman Man and Roving Security.
  • Performed deck duties such as chipping, painting, and navigating.
  • Assisted with on and off loading of the cars, also insuring they were strapped securely.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
8

Able Seaman - Watch Stander

  • Successfully completing Able Seaman watch-standing duties on the wide variety of ships deployed by MSC, operating heavy cranes, forklifts, and working in the wheelhouse
  • Undertaking rotations on sea-going tugs and salvage ships, assisting the US Navy with wreckage recovery, and contributing to the success of valuable material searches
  • Responsible for safely completing cargo transfer and receipt, as well as fuel handling, including taking soundings of fuel tanks of both single- and double-hulled tankers
  • Contributing to successful replenishment operations, achieving under 1 degree of deviation on either side of the ship to maintain uninterrupted and efficient refueling procedures
  • Gaining proficiency in shipboard preservation activities, including blasting and resurfacing
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
9

ABLE SEAMAN, WIPER, GALLEYHAND, NAVIGATOR SHIFT LEAD

  • Conduct maintenance on the vessel as needed.
  • Ensure all seismic operations are conducted in a safe and timely matter.
  • Needle gun and paint as needed on the vessel.
  • Provided excellent customer service to clients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Able Seaman

  • Helmsman (unrep qualified) for the following vessels: USNS Mt. Baker (ammunition ship), USNS Supply (multi-transport ship), USNS Grasp (salvage tug), USNS Zeus (research and cable layer)
  • Handled lines and rigging
  • Stood watch underway and in port
  • Trained ordinary seaman on all bridge and gangway duties
  • Member of first responder fire team and security team
  • Operate 60 ton boom for deployment of equipment and stores
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Marine Transportation

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