Oceanwide America
Houma, Louisiana, United States
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4 + Years Experience

Company: Oceanwide America
Skills: Captain / Master
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houma, Louisiana, United States

Oceanwide is accepting applications/resumes for the upcoming weeks for open positions.


Position: Captian

Duration : TBA

Start: TBA

Roles and Responsibilities (Includes but not limited to) :

  • The Ship or Boat Captain is responsible for the safe operation of their vessel and must ensure that it is operated and crewed according to both company and legal guidelines.
  • You must investigate any damage to the vessel, personal injuries of crew and the environmental effects of the vessel; this includes monitoring any pollution and checking for oil spills around the vessel and at ports and harbors. As a Ship or Boat Captain health and safety is a priority.
  • The Ship or Boat Captain is responsible for the interviewing and hiring of crewmembers and the allocation of living quarters and work shifts of all crew members.
  • Must maintain all on-board equipment, including machinery, engines and safety equipment with regular inspection.
  • The Ship or Boat Captain must navigate vessels using maps, radars and lights using electronic devices and the following of contour lines.
  • Monitor daily progress of the vessel, observing speed, engine pressure and water depths, and signaling any passing ships is a key part of a Ship or Boat Captain's role.
  • Must adhere to any budgets and the purchasing and loading of fuel, supplies and equipment is your responsibility,
  • The Ship or Boat Captain must also maintain full knowledge of the cargo carried by the vessel and answer any queries from customs officials.
  • The Ship or Boat Captain must conduct his crew in their tasks, monitoring the performance of license and unlicensed crew
Experience Requirements (Includes but not limited to the following):
  • Merchant Mariners Credential with required license relative to position.

Certifications needed (Includes but not limited to the following):
  • Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch
  • TWIC
  • Merchant Mariner Medical
  • T-HUET
  • Safegulf Rigger Safety
  • STCW Basic