POSITIONS: AB Seaman

COMPANY: McAllister Towing

LOCATION: Providence, Rhode Island

Description/Job Summary
The Able Seaman is responsible to the Captain at all times; however reports to the Officer in Charge of the Navigation when on duty.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Helmsman
  • Lookout
  • Handles lines/wires to and from other vessels or structures during operations at the direction of the Officer in Charge of the Navigation Watch
  • Tends mooring lines
  • Performs assigned firefighting, man overboard and abandon ship duties as assigned on the Station Bill
  • Handles fuel, lube oil and water transfer hoses under the direction of the Person in Charge (PIC)
  • Assists Captain or Mate in the maintenance of lifesaving and firefighting systems and equipment
  • Assist vessel officers as directed in training and evaluating subordinate Deck Department personnel
  • Performs cleaning and maintenance as assigned by the Captain
  • Accountable for maintaining safe, clean condition of own stateroom for participating with other crew to maintain public spaces in like condition
  • Receives, stows and secures supplies and provisions brought aboard
  • Loads, positions and secures cargo as directed by the Captain
  • Participate in all required training, drills and exercises
  • Performs assigned firefighting, man overboard and abandon ship duties as assigned on the Station Bill
  • Project a positive company image to customers, other mariners, terminal personnel and the public
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Captain

Preferred Experience
Tug experience as Ordinary Seaman at least two years.

Required Qualifications

  • Current U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with Able Seaman (AB) rating
  • STCW Certification (offshore towing only)
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Posted April 6, 2022

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