Standard Occupational Classification

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53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers

Stand watch to look for obstructions in path of vessel, measure water depth, turn wheel on bridge, or use emergency equipment as directed by captain, mate, or pilot. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to preserve the painted surface of the ship and to maintain line and ship equipment. Must hold government-issued certification and tankerman certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels. Include able seamen and ordinary seamen.

Sailors and Marine Oilers (broad occupation)

Water Transportation Workers (minor group)

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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