Able Seaman – Work Boat

Able Seaman – Work Boat


The Able Seaman has responsibility for taking all necessary actions for safety, pollution prevention and efficient operation of the ship.


  • Carrying out all orders and instructions in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Maintenance of equipment and vessel structures as appropriate
  • Perform the duties of Coxswain or workboat crewmember
  • Carryout Lookout duties as instructed
  • Assist deck officers in cargo operations as required
  • Operate vessels lifting gear when trained
  • Operate and deploy counter pollution equipment
  • Assist in maintenance of Safety, Lifesaving and Fire fighting equipment.
  • Perform safety and security patrols when required
  • Responsibilities as identified as part of the vessels Emergency teams
  • Perform the duties of Helmsman
  • Form part of a mooring and anchoring party


  • AB certificate
  • Steering certificate
  • Basic Fire prevention and firefighting
  • Personal Safety and Social responsibilities
  • Personal survival techniques
  • PSC & RB
  • EDH certificate
  • Elementary First aid aboard ships
  • Navigational Watch Rating Certificate
  • ENG1 Medical

For more information on this position please send an updated CV to or call +44 (0)2392 314 790.

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