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Able Bodied Seaman (AB)

Company: Marine Management Services
Location: Galveston
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:


  • 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.
  • 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
  • Hold a valid license issued by the US Coast Guard.
  • 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. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    • Driver's License
    • TWIC
    • Valid 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) COMPENTENCIES: 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.

Keywords: Marine Management Services, Galveston , Able Bodied Seaman (AB), Other , Galveston, Texas

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