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    Able Seamen

    Stand watch at bow or on wing of bridge to look for obstructions in path of vessel. Measure water depth. Turn wheel on bridge or use emergency equipment as directed by mate. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Chip rust from and paint deck or ship's structure. Must hold government-issued certification. Must hold certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels.

    Measures depth of water in shallow or unfamiliar waters, using leadline, and telephones or shouts information to bridge. Breaks out, rigs, overhauls, and stows cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Stands watch from bow of ship or wing of bridge to look for obstruction in path of ship. Steers ship and maintains visual communication with other ships. Steers ship under direction of ship's commander or navigating officer, or directs helmsman to steer, following designated course. Overhauls lifeboats and lifeboat gear, and lowers or raises lifeboats with winch or falls. Paints and chips rust on deck or superstructure of ship. Stands by wheel when ship is on automatic pilot and verifies accuracy of course by comparing with magnetic compass. Gives directions to crew engaged in cleaning wheelhouse and quarter deck. Maintains ship's log while in port, and stands gangway watch to prevent unauthorized persons from boarding ship. Stows or removes cargo from ship's hold. Relays specified signals to ships in vicinity, using visual signaling devices, such as blinker light and semaphore.

    Transportation -- Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems. Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' action

    Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance. Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. Spatial Orientation -- The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you. Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

    Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment -- Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.