Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge

Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge

Supervise or coordinate activities of crew aboard ships, boats, barges, or dredges.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Initiative * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Stand watches on vessels during specified periods while vessels are under way. * Steer vessels, using navigational devices, such as compasses or sextants, or navigational aids, such as lighthouses or buoys. * Determine geographical positions of ships, using lorans, azimuths of celestial bodies, or computers, and use this information to determine the course and speed of a ship.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Management of Companies & Enterprises, Educational Services,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

Sample Job Titles Able Bodied Seaman (AB Seaman), Able Bodied Tankerman (AB Tankerman), Boatswain's Mate, Deck Cadet, Deck Engineer, Deckhand, Dock Hand, Dredge Mate, Ferry Terminal Agent, First Mate, First Officer, Fishing Vessel Mate, Fourth Mate, Fourth Officer, Maritime Officer, Mate, Relief Master, Relief Mate, Sailing Officer, Second Mate, Second Officer, Ship, Boat, or Barge Mate, Skipper, Third Mate, Third Officer, Tugboat Mate, Vessel Master.