Mates- Ship, Boat, & Barge
Also called: Deckhand, First Mate, Mate, Tugboat Mate
In the Air Force: Pararescue; Pararescue Apprentice; Pararescue Craftsman; Pararescue Helper; Pararescue Journeyman; Pararescue Superintendent
In the Army: Watercraft Operator
In the Coast Guard: Aids to Navigation; Boatswain; Boatswain's Mate; CWO - Boatswain, Surface; CWO - Special Warfare Combatant-Craft; Ice Operations; LDO - Deck, Surface; Pararescue; RL - Engineering Duty Officer - Ship Engineering; URL - Surface Warfare
In the Marine Corps: Combat Engineer; Critical Skills Operator; Electronics Technicians (Navigation); Pararescue Apprentice; Pararescue Helper; Pararescue Journeyman; Pararescue Superintendent; Reconnaissance Man; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Crewman; Special Warfare Boat Operator; Watercraft Operator
In the Navy: Boat Crew Specialist; Boatswain's Mate; Causeway Barge Ferry Coxswain; Electronics Technicians (Navigation); LDO - Deck, Surface; Navy Lighterage Deck Supervisor; Quartermaster; Ship's Boatswain; Ships and Boats Mate; Surface Ship Watch/Division Officer (Basic)
- Stand watches on vessels during specified periods while vessels are under way.
- Assume command of vessels in the event that ships' masters become incapacitated.
- Steer vessels, using navigational devices, such as compasses or sextants, or navigational aids, such as lighthouses or buoys.
Safety and Government
Arts and Humanities
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People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
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Route navigation software
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