Ship & Boat Captains
Also called: Captain, Boat Operator, Charter Boat Captain, Ferry Boat Captain
In the Army: Marine Deck Officer; Watercraft Engineer; Watercraft Operator
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Special Warfare Combatant-Craft; LDO - Special Warfare Technician; URL - Special Warfare; URL - Surface Warfare
In the Marine Corps: Special Warfare Boat Operator; Watercraft Engineer; Watercraft Operator
In the Navy: Boatswain's Mate; CWO - Special Warfare Combatant-Craft; Commanding Officer, Afloat; Commanding Officer, Afloat (Commander); Commanding Officer, Afloat (Lieutenant); LCAC Loadmaster; Landing Craft Utility Craftsmaster; Officer in Charge, Combat Craft; Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman Boat Captain (SWCC); Tugmaster; URL - Surface Warfare
- Steer and operate vessels, using radios, depth finders, radars, lights, buoys, or lighthouses.
- Compute positions, set courses, and determine speeds, using charts, area plotting sheets, compasses, sextants, and knowledge of local conditions.
- Inspect vessels to ensure efficient and safe operation of vessels and equipment and conformance to regulations.
Safety and Government
Education and Training
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