Ship & Boat Captains
Also called: Boat Captain, Captain, Tug Captain, Tugboat Captain
What they do:Command vessels in oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, or coastal waters.
On the job, you would:
- 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.
- Adjust navigation according to weather conditions.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Route navigation software
Data base user interface and query software
Facilities management software
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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