Able Bodied Seaman Resume Samples

The job duties of an Able Bodied Seaman include taking responsibility for using emergency, damage control, lifesaving, and safety equipment on the merchant ship, performing a general repair, maintenance and sanitation duties including monitoring the ship during its course or trip. A well-written Able Bodied Seaman Resume mentions the following duties and tasks – working on the merchant ship, taking responsibility for general lifting operations, ensuring all equipment runs smoothly and efficiently; and making sure the lifeboats are in good usable condition.

The ideal candidate for this role must highlight the following skills and abilities on the resume – high level of physical fitness, stamina, ability to follow given instructions, decision-making abilities, attention to detail, and a thorough knowledge of overall ship operations. While a high school diploma is commonly considered mandatory, possessing additionally a training program certificate from the school ship will enhance job prospects.

Able Bodied Seaman Resume example

Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Summary : Performs routine deck operations aboard the vessel, including maintaining the cleanliness of the vessel.

Skills : Operation Monitoring, Equipment Selection.

Description :

    1. Provided outstanding customer service.
    2. Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on a regular basis.
    3. Employed a wide variety of hand and power tools including hoists, drills, precision measuring instruments.
    4. Followed company procedures to maintain a work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
    5. Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
    6. Promoted shop safety by working in a safe manner.
    7. Collaborated with [teams/departments] to ensure a smooth workflow and efficient organization operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Jr. Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Objective : Able Bodied Seaman performs necessary routine maintenance, repairs, and handles ships business under the direction.

Skills : Troubleshooting, Repairing.

Description :

    1. Maintained government-issued certifications, as required.
    2. Standed by wheels when ships are on automatic pilot and verify the accuracy of courses, using magnetic compasses.
    3. Steered ships under the direction of the mate on watch or navigating officer to steer, following designated courses.
    4. Handled lines to moor vessels to wharves, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.
    5. Standard watches in ships' bows or bridge wings to look for obstructions in a ship's path or to locate navigational aids, such as buoys or lighthouses.
    6. Standard gangway watches to prevent unauthorized persons from boarding ships while in port.
    7. Overhauled lifeboats or lifeboat gear and lower or raise lifeboats with winches or falls.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate


Sr. Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Summary : Prepares for trip and load cargo and ships stores. Stands watch while vessel is underway as required in order to reach destination safely and expeditiously.

Skills : Trouble Shooting, Quality Control analysis

Description :

    1. Participated in the safe operation of the vessel within the legal requirements of the USCG and other pertinent regulatory agencies under the supervision of the Mate.
    2. Assisted the Mate with the operation and maintenance of the vessel in accordance with Seaward Service’s Caretaking Operations Manual, SMS and MSC's HST Technical Manual.
    3. Actively Participated in vessel security duties and monitoring as required.
    4. Assisted, under the direction of the Mate, with the safe mooring, docking of the vessel in a variety of weather and water stage conditions.
    5. Maintained a safe deck and work area free of gear drift, debris, and equipment stowed properly.
    6. Assisted in loading and unloading of vessel supplies and equipment.
    7. Assisted with passenger and cargo loading and unloading.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor

Able Bodied Seaman I Resume

Objective : The Able Bodied Seaman will support the safe operation of the vessel in a fashion that will promote and maintain the utmost integrity and the highest standard of customer service within the industry.

Skills : Driving,machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Conducted preventive and corrective maintenance on all deck equipment.
    2. Documented all maintenance and repairs.
    3. Directed and conducted deck projects.
    4. Managed inventory of paint supplies, tools and ship stores.
    5. Climbed and maintained a balance on steel framework, stairs, and ladders.
    6. Proficient operation of cranes and forklifts, using safe and proper hand signals.
    7. Calibrated and operated air monitoring equipment.
    8. Conducted shipboard drills and oil spill recovery gear deployment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Able Bodied Seaman II Resume

Headline : Able Bodied Seaman performs general deck duties, assisting the Mate, Engineers and standing watch as needed.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Assumed full responsibility for crew effectiveness and the highest job quality Carry out cargo handling duties and other manual labor duties as necessary.
    2. Ensured that all work was performed in the safest conditions.
    3. Knowledged of offshore operations and safety requirements.
    4. Supervised primary responsibility for the quality, customer service and the well-being of the crew and all equipment.
    5. Managed and supervised the efforts of cleaning, blasting and painting crew to assure that all work is done properly and according to specifications.
    6. Assumed full responsibility for crew effectiveness and the highest job quality.
    7. Carried out cargo handling duties and other manual labor duties as necessary and maintenance duties under the boatswain and chifemate.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Able Bodied Seaman III Resume

Summary : Able Bodied Seaman knows location of all safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, fire and bilge pumps, fire hoses, life jacket lockers, emergency lighting, first aid supplies and rescue equipment.

Skills : Quality control Analysis, Trouble-shoot.

Description :

    1. Chipped and grind rust, painting, and cleaning to maintain a well-kept vessel.
    2. Followed all established OSHA practices and procedures.
    3. Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management.
    4. Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas.
    5. Performed general maintenance duties, including mopping floors, washing dishes, and wiping countertops and bulkheads.
    6. Maintained a neat, well-groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene that met company standards.
    7. Loaded and offloaded deck cargo, rigging, product transfer, carefully mapping out deck load to distribute weight amongst the deck.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Communications

Assist. Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Objective : Conduct, and assist with the preventative, corrective, predictive maintenance and general repairs and modifications to suit mission requirements.

Skills : Monitoring, Organising.

Description :

    1. Watched at the bow or on the wing of bridge to look for obstructions in the path of vessel.
    2. Turned the wheel on the bridge or use emergency equipment as directed by a mate.
    3. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear.
    4. Painted and chipped rust on deck or superstructure of a ship.
    5. Gave directions to crew engaged in cleaning wheelhouse and back deck.
    6. Relays specified signals to ships in the vicinity, using visual signaling devices such as blinker lights and ships horn.
    7. Utilized hand signals or radio communication to maintain effective conveyance of directions between platform and deck crew during cargo handling.
    8. Maintained necessary certifications and licenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Associate Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Headline : Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment. Proficient in all rigging operations under direction

Skills : Forklift Operator, Equipment Maintenance

Description :

    1. Overhauled lifeboats or lifeboat gear and lowered or raised lifeboats with winches or falls.
    2. Loaded or unloaded materials from vessels.
    3. Lubricated machinery, equipment, or engine parts such as gears, shafts, or bearings.
    4. Broke out, rigged, and stowed cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, or running gear.
    5. Spliced and repaired ropes, wire cables, or cordage, using marlinespikes, wire cutters, twine, and hand tools.
    6. Chipped and cleaned rust spots on decks, superstructures, or sides of ships, using wire brushes and hand or air chipping machines.
    7. Maintained inventory of supplies needed for the deck department and reordered when inventory was low.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's

Lead Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Summary : Able Bodied Seaman is responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

Skills : Operation and Control, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Learned commercial shipping operations and procedures.
    2. Assisted passengers in making their transit safe and enjoyable, demonstrate the use of safety
      equipment as required, monitor passenger access/egress areas for safety and integrity.

    3. Maintained vessel cleanliness: hosing, buffing, swabbing, sweeping and scrubbing the
      the vessel, maintain a proper lookout, conducting watchman tour 

    4. Monitored AV/PA equipment for quality, volume, and clarity.

    5. Provided the highest level of customer service and professionalism to all internal and
      external customers 

    6. Contributed to the safe operation of vessels and equipment.

    7. Responded decisively and effectively to an emergency situation

Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Marine Science

Able Bodied Seaman Resume

Headline : Able Bodied Seaman performs work primarily in the deck department, but may be required to work in all departments on board vessel as directed by the Deck Officer on Watch.

Skills : Equipment Maintenance, Handling.

Description :

  • Assisted with passenger and cargo loading and unloading.
  • Assisted with routine maintenance, painting and clean up as instructed by the Mate.
  • Participated in drills with Marine and Non-Marine crew as directed by the Master or supervisor.
  • Referred to, and act in support of the master in the event of a real or simulated emergency.
  • Reported the condition of the vessel, and personnel; unusual developments; and repair progress to the Mate.
  • Provided regular and dependable feedback to the Master by way of the Mate.
  • Maintained a safe vessel, monitor safety issues and report hazards to the senior officer immediately
  • Followed the onboard chain of command and duties assigned under the Watch Quarter Station Bill.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Marine