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Seamen work on the decks of ships and perform a variety of duties as assigned. Common activities highlighted on a Seaman resume sample are cleaning the deck, applying paint on metal parts to prevent rust, repairing rusted areas, loading and unloading cargo, tying knots, launching lifeboats, and adhering to international ship regulations. Those looking to work as Seamen should showcase in their resumes the following assets: physical strength, stamina, alertness, attention to details, teamwork, self-motivation, and resilience. Most Seamen hold a high school diploma or the equivalent and receive on-the-job training.

1

Deck Seaman

Repaired, maintained and stowed equipment in preparation for underway operations

  • Served as a member of damage control, emergency and security alert teams
  • Took part in underway replenishment (transferring supplies from ship to ship at sea)
  • Painted and kept of ship's external structure, rigged, deck equipment, and boats
  • Trained, directed, and supervised personnel in ship's maintenance duties
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Medical Technologist
2

Enlisted Seaman

Protected America's coastlines and waterways as a multi-mission, military and humanitarian service.

  • Performed at superior physical standards.
  • Qualified and certified to respond to a multitude of personnel and equipment casualties.
  • Supervised and upheld policies and procedures; maintained confidentiality of proprietary information and protected assets.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Bachelor of Science
Real Estate License
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
18
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Msc
4

Quarter Master Seaman Apprentice

Successfully completed Naval Basic Training

  • Maintained order and structure by leading 85 men and women while in training
  • Actively participating in the Meals on Wheels program
  • Honoring deceased veterans by participating in the Funeral Honors program
  • Account for over 100 service members where abouts
  • Ensure service members are paid for their duties performed
  • Report directly to commanding officer regarding all activities of service members in our direct unit
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Medical Assistant
Navigation
5

Quartermaster & Deck Seaman

  • Safely helped transit 12,000 miles through the Atlantic Ocean and crossed the Suez Canal six times without incident during Operation FRUKUS receiving a NATO Operations award onboard USS Nicholas (FFG-47).
  • Achieved Master Helmsman and Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist qualification during Africom Deployment hunting for Somalian pirates.
  • Essential personnel as a Deck Seaman to the search and seizure of over $850 million worth of cocaine during Operation Martillo off the coast of Balboa, Panama and surrounding South American territories.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
6

Able Seaman

  • Certified rigger for cargo load outs on back deck
  • Performed scheduled vessel maintenance for tools, equipment, and safety gear
  • Assisted bridge with navigational and DP watches
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Seaman - Coast Guard

  • Received incoming landline and radio distress calls dispatched Coast Guard assets and acted as a liaison between the Coast Guard, local law enforcement, Fire and EMS.
  • Gathered the appropriate information regarding cases (contact information, type of distress, people on board and any medical issues) and talked people through their situation or emergency.
  • Performed vessel background checks on vessels from foreign ports, those involved in cases and law enforcement boarding's.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Criminal Justice 18 Credits
Criminal Justice 52 Credits
8

Seaman

Complete attendance and leave reports for daily accurate count within our division.

  • Assist in daily routine of maintenance for our working spaces.
  • Trained in Damage control, emergency and security alert teams.
  • Assist divisional team members with training and documents
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
9

Able Bodied Seaman

Hold a 12 hour watch

  • Changed Engines Oil & Filters
  • Handled all line duties; thus ensuring the safety of our vessel and those around us
  • Monitored radio for vessel traffic and emergency assistance
  • Deck maintenance; chipping, painting and cleaning of the vessel
  • Prepared meals for the crew
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Certificate
10

Deck Seaman/ Boat Operator/ Maintenancemen

  • Worked with a team to ensure correct safety procedures and measures were taken before people checked out boats for certain operations.
  • Reported any discrepancies with any of the boats at any time.
  • Took part in many refueling operations
  • Stood watch every 4 days after hours to ensure further safety of the basin.
  • Auxiliary Security Forces
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Accounting, Finance And Statistics

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