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Ordinary Seamen work on a ship to become certified as Able Seamen. Primary responsibilities of an Ordinary Seaman are performing lookout duties, handling cleaning and maintenance on ship, removing rust accumulations, treating ship areas to slow the oxidation process, and securing cargo to ship. Resume samples for this job focus on skills such as physical strength, stamina, teamwork, effective communication, knowledge of nautical terms and rescue operations, and practical skills. The ideal candidate for the role should make display of a high school diploma in his resume – post-secondary education is not required.

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1

Ordinary Seaman

  • Performed helmsman duties; steered ship; adjusted coarse
  • Participated in watch standing during cargo operations
  • Shipboard maintenance and upkeep; ensured workplace safety
  • Docked and undocked ship
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
2

Ordinary Seaman

Maintained Cleanliness of vessel

  • Repaired vessel cosmetically (chipping, painting, changing parts)
  • Assisted engineer
  • Assisted with repairs and performed engine room watch
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Business Office Technology / Medical Assisting
3

Seaman - Ordinary Seaman, A/b Unlimited

Responsible for cleaning, maintaining, chipping and painting vessel

  • Completed inventory of supplies and food
  • Navigated vessel and performed watch duties
  • Pumped fluids from dock to vessel and vessel to rig
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Youngtown
AS
Automotive Technology
4

Ordinary Seaman

Ordinary Seaman Merchant Mariner Credential and Transportation Worker Identification Credential holder

  • Responsible for manning various marine watches such as helm watch and various deck watches
  • Knowledgeable of safety and security procedures on each of the nine motor vessels
  • Participating and delegating tasks during various emergency procedures
  • Responsible for universal awareness and keen responsiveness to any and all situations in regards to marine, passenger, and facility safety and security
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BA
Criminal Justice
5

Specially Trained Ordinary Seaman

Followed all orders from the Captain or Bosun.

  • Performed various deck tasks such as chipping, painting, and crane operations.
  • Assisted mates with various task including plotting charts and organizing safety drills.
  • Maintained Inventory for the deck department.
  • Operated cranes and winches.
  • Handled mooring lines when docking and undocking.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Electronics Engineering Technology
6

Ordinary Seaman

  • Followed orders from Bosun
  • Painted, buffed, and scaled decks
  • Provided general housekeeping on vessel
  • Launched, operated, and recovered lifeboats and fast rescue boats on vessel
  • Inspected all fire fighting equipment
  • Assisted Bosun with helicopter operations and refuels
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
7

Ordinary Seaman/deck Hand

  • Organized deck lines and tow lines.
  • Transported oil rigs and barges from one destination to the next.
  • Performed deck duties through turbulent changes in the weather.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
GED
GED
Certification
Certification
8

Able Body Seaman/ordinary Seaman

  • Responsible for general maintenance, sanitation and upkeep of equipment, material and areas that are the responsibility of the Deck department onboard super tug and offshore supply vessel.
  • Performed duties of chipping, needle gunning, sanding, priming, prepping, painting and operation of cranes, winches, deck tuggers of the vessel as directed by Master of the Vessel.
  • Performed duties of fire team hose man, proficient in operating fast rescue boat and acted as cockswain for life boat.
  • Built tow lines for super tankers and other vessels as directed by the Master of the Vessel.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Business Computer Applications
Office Management
9

Ordinary Seaman

  • Worked side by side with chief engineers repairing diesel motors and fixing parts
  • Chipped and repaired tug boats/cargo ships/barges
  • Drilling, grinding and painting decks; Assisted in torching Shafts
  • Cargo - Load/unload and lash
  • Operating equipment such as forklifts
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Seamanship
10

Ordinary Seaman

  • Performed daily sanitation and ballast tank sounding duties.
  • Responsible for a six-hour bridge watch to report contacts and execute helms commands.
  • Use pneumatic tools to remove rust and smooth surface then mixed paint before application to bulkhead, framework and deck.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
Day To Day Operations

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