Sailors and Marine Oilers (53-5011)
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. Includes able seamen and ordinary seamen.
Employment and Job Openings
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Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
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* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.