8350-Ships' deck crews and related workers

Job Title: 

Ships' deck crews and related workers

Job Description: 

Ship?s deck crews and related workers carry out deck duties on board ship and similar duties on board other water-borne craft.


Tasks include

  • standing look-out watches at sea and when entering or leaving harbour or other narrow waters
  • steering ship according to instructions
  • handling ropes and wires, and operates mooring equipment
  • maintaining and, in some cases, operating ship?s equipment, cargo gear, rigging, life-saving and fire- fighting appliances
  • performing deck and hull cleaning, scraping, painting and other maintenance duties as required
  • breaking out, rigging and stowing cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging and running gear.
Specific Occupations: 

Bargeman/ Boatman (any type)/ Boatswain/ Ferryboat man/ Hand, deck

Coxswain, lifeboat/ Crewman, dredger/yacht

Life boatman/ Sailor/ Seaman (able/ ordinary)/ Secunny/ Serang

Tindal/ Tindal (engine room)

Waterman/ Ship?s boy/ Lightshipman

Hand, cable-ship/Hand, ferry/Hand, tug

Keeper, lighthouse/Operator, barge

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2414