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53-5011.00 - Sailors and Marine Oilers

Related occupations for task:

Steer ships under the direction of commanders or navigating officers or direct helmsmen to steer, following designated courses.

53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators
  • Follow safety procedures to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo, and vessels.
  • Operate engine throttles and steering mechanisms to guide boats on desired courses.
  • Tow, push, or guide other boats, barges, logs, or rafts.
53-5021.01 Ship and Boat Captains
  • Steer and operate vessels, using radios, depth finders, radars, lights, buoys, or lighthouses.
  • Dock or undock vessels, sometimes maneuvering through narrow spaces, such as locks.
  • Tow and maneuver barges or signal tugboats to tow barges to destinations.
53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship
  • Steer ships into or out of berths or signal tugboat captains to berth or unberth ships.
  • Relieve crew members on tugs or launches.
53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge
  • Steer vessels, using navigational devices, such as compasses or sextants, or navigational aids, such as lighthouses or buoys.
53-5031.00 Ship Engineers
  • Start engines to propel ships and regulate engines and power transmissions to control speeds of ships, according to directions from captains or bridge computers.