Able Bodied Seaman (AB)- Sign On BonusMarine Management Services
Galveston, Texas, United States
SUMMARY: The AB (Able Body Seaman) Must be responsible for imparting knowledge about the specific features, characteristics, and procedures of the vessel operations to crew members and the orientation of all new personnel on board the vessel.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide on-the-job training. Ensure that he/she is capable of navigating through and communicating the requirements and contents of the MS to company representatives, regulatory personnel, and vessel crew members. Perform any other additional duties that may be required or assigned, including bridge watch. Responsible for handling lines. Perform a variety of duties to preserve painted surfaces of the ship - daily maintenance, sanitation, general upkeep, lines, running gear, and cargo-handling gear in a safe operating condition. Report any shortcomings, inaccuracies, or conflicts in any portion of the MS to the master.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent [G.E.D.] with proof of program completion/graduation from Maritime, Dive, or technical school.
EXPERIENCE: 6 months to 1 year of verifiable related experience preferred. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Must be familiar with rigging equipment and know how to set up, repair, and use to move equipment and materials. Demonstrate ability to signal or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and materials.
REQUIRED CREDENTIALS: • TWIC card • Driver's License • Valid USCG MMC with AB Rating (Special, Limited, Unlimited) • STCW with no limitations • Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC) • Able Seafarer- Deck • RFPNW • VPDSD/Security Awareness • 719k Medical Certificate (STCW).
COMPETENCIES: Proactively exercise good judgment and work according to safety rules and regulations. Ability to effectively identify and communicate technical issues and information to others.
OTHER: Typical working rotation is 28 days on and 28 days off. Paid Travel.
JOB SCOPE: Position impacts multiple business units/segments.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Works outside in conditions of both high and low temperatures. May be exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels and potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Physical requirements include standing, squatting, and heavy lifting over long periods during a workday.