Chief Mate
McDermott - Amelia, LA

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Job Description
: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Chief Mate of the vessel will report to and is directed by the Captain/Master and has overall responsibility for supervision of deck maintenance and bridge crew.

The key personnel reporting to the Chief Mate are: ¨

Second Mate ¨

Third Mate ¨

Dynamic Positioning Operators ¨

Able Body Seaman ¨

Ordinary Seaman ¨

Responsible for maintenance on the deck, deck structures, and exterior and interior areas other than engineering spaces. ¨

Responsible for the supervision, training, and evaluation of all persons in the Bridge crew and maintains and administers discipline to vessel personnel. ¨

Have a comprehensive understanding of the DP computer/control system in various modes of operation ¨

Sets watches, assigns jobs, approves overtime and ensures that assigned jobs are completed successfully by bridge personnel. ¨

Identifies maintenance needs, sets and revises priorities, and assigns maintenance activities. ¨

Requisitions supplies necessary for the safe efficient operations of vessel. ¨

Assist with medical emergencies as they occur. ¨

Participates in two-way radio, computer or telephone communications with other vessels, the crew, the radio room operator, and other shore based personnel. ¨

Have a general knowledge of vessel’s work activities ¨

Ensures that Company rules, safety policies, USCG/flag state rules and regulations and environmental policies are understood and adhered to. ¨

Maintain Bridge administrative files. ¨

Conduct daily pre-shift meetings. ¨

Complete daily ships stability log ¨

File completed work order sheets and ensure preventive maintenance work orders are updated. ¨

Maintain ship’s fire safety plans. ¨

Generate and conduct required emergency drills. Update the drill matrix. ¨

Act as primary Vessel Security Officer. Maintain Vessel Security Plan and conduct security drills. ¨

Ensure current MARSEC levels are followed onboard.

Job Requirements
: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: ¨

High School Diploma or Equivalent ¨

Holds and maintains a USCG and FlagState license of Chief Mate, ocean, steam or motor, unlimited tonnage with radar observer endorsement. ¨

Holds FCC and Flag State GMDSS license. ¨

Holds currents STCW endorsements applicable to vessel upon which he/she is serving. ¨

Holds a Nautical Institute Unlimited DP Operators Certificate. ¨

Holds current Vessel Security Officer Certificate.

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