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Able Seaman, Tankerman


Work on tugboats, perferably on the East Coast. Would like to work alongside veteran tankermen, and to then do the job myself.


01/01 – Present Alaska Tanker Company Beaverton, OR

Able Body Seaman

• Work aboard oil tankers, bringing oil from Valdez, AK to the West Coast.

• Experience in working aloft, navigation, watch standing, helmsmanship, docking and undocking of 180,000 + DWT vessels, Tanker Assist including lining up pipelines and gauging tanks, , taking on and securing stores, greasing winches, gangways, cranes ect. , setting mooring lines, splicing lines and wires, painting, pneumatic chipping and grinding, heavy-duty winch operation, changing strainers, sandblasting, fire and lifeboat drills, taking tugboat lines, and shipboard security and sanitary duties. Have worked for a company for years that recently reached 10 million man hours without a lost time injury, used to and comfortable with getting the job done efficiently and safely


01/2003 – 06/2003 Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ

• Core classes including Literature, History, Chemistry, Math, and English.

1999 - 2000 University of Alaska, Anchorage Anchorage, AK

• Survey courses and EMT Certificate

Shadowed and volunteered in Emergency Room, moved patients, helped bandage, and assisted patients in rooms. Afterward completed an Alaska EMT course and volunteered at sporting events, and rode along with ambulances


• Completed courses pertaining to working aboard an ocean-going vessel:

• USCG Able-Body Seaman Limited

• STCW 95, PIC (Barge), Lifeboatman, Tanker Assist (DL)

• B-Book Member of Seafarers International Union

• USCG Firefighting School

• USCG Water Survival

• USCG Food Handler

• Crane Operator (trained on 15-tonn crane)

• Forklift Operator

• HazMat Containment Course

• Basic Steam System Operation Course

• Move SmartÔ Training



I may have no tug experience, but have lots of seatime on deck of tankers, and am familiar with the proceedures for loading/discharging Dangerous Liquids. I'm young and I work hard. A new position that would challenge me is exactly what I am looking for.

Tampa, FL,
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