Job description

The Able Seaman (AB) is an important member of a maritime crew. As an AB you can work on all ship types. You are responsible for navigating, operating and maintaining the vessel, ensuring the safety of the crew and/or passengers, and performing various duties related to the vessel's operation. AB's also participate in loading and unloading cargo.

This role requires problem-solving, communication and leadership skills. The AB whom we are looking must also be able to work well under pressure and be able to adapt to changing conditions. You ensure the smooth operation of the vessel.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.
  • Proficient in all rigging operations under direction
  • Work as directed by Bosun.
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities as laid down in the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)
  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties
  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.
  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function.

Job requirements

Training/Certifications Required:

  • AB Unlimited or AB-Deck
  • USCG Medical
  • Passport
  • Water Survivial / T-HUET
  • SafeGulf
  • HLO
  • Rigger Safety (4 hr)
  • Scaffold Builder Competent Person

Are you interested in the position of AB, but would you like to know more about the possibilities first? Please contact our Oceanwide America colleague Alicia Naquin: +1 (985) 746 5705

Company description

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