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Dredge Captain Job Description

This sample dredge captain job description shows how to use core job roles and tasks to define the main occupation responsibilities for your employee.
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Position Summary:

1) Commands vessel equipped with machinery for excavating under water to facilitate building structures in harbors, estuaries, straits, sounds, rivers, lakes, bays, and oceans.

2) Sets course of vessel, using navigational aids, like charts, area plotting sheets, compass and sextant and orders worker at helm to steer ship toward excavation site.

3) Determines geographical position of ship, using loran or azimuths of celestial bodies.

4) Directs crew engaged in operating deck winches lowering dredging equipment.

5) Supervises crew engaged in dredging operations.

6) Verifies depth of excavations to make sure that excavations are made according to requirements.

7) Coast Guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated tonnage of ship..

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