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; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE); Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Apprentice; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Craftsman; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Helper; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Journeyman
In the Army: Bridge Crewmember; Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Infantryman; M1 Armor Crewman; Marine Deck Officer; Military Police; Unit Supply Specialist; Watercraft Operator; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Aids to Navigation; Boatswain; Boatswain Specialty; Boatswain's Mate; Ice Operations
In the Marine Corps: Combat Engineer; Critical Skills Operator; Reconnaissance Marine
In the Navy: Boat Crew Specialist; Boatswain's Mate; Causeway Barge Ferry Coxswain; Electronics Technician, Submarine, Navigation; LDO - Deck, Surface; Navy Lighterage Deck Supervisor; Quartermaster Basic; Ship's Boatswain; Ships and Boats Mate; Surface Ship Watch/Division Officer (Basic); Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Operator
- 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
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