Bowhead seeks a Vessel Master/Boat Captain (500 Ton USCG License or greater) to operate Navy vessels out of Andros Island Bahamas supporting the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC). The Vessel Master/Boat Captain will work to work as part of a close knit team, as well as independently, to accomplish a range of maritime functions as you support AUTEC. As a member of the team you will: Operate AUTEC's marine vessels and associated marine equipment, when not operating assigned vessel you will perform maintenance duties to ensure vessel readiness or fill in to operate other vessels.
The Vessel Master/Boat Captain will ensure that the vessel is prepared and ready to depart to meet the assigned schedule.
� Responsible for the safe operation of small craft and ocean going vessels up to and over 160' in length, operate the vessel following inland and international rules-of-the-road using radar, GPS, and other navigational aids. Conducting pre-evolution briefs, Safety Briefs, Shipboard Drills such as man-overboard, fire and flooding casualty drills, conducting navigation briefs which include the planning and execution of the exercise voyage plan, ensuring the safety of all crew and passengers, managing all crew assets to safely and effectively accomplish the AUTEC exercise plan, navigating the vessel in a safe manner which maximizes the AUTEC exercise plan execution and minimizes risk, while underway ensuring the vessel position is monitored to remain in safe and navigable waters and accomplishing all post mission debriefings and documentation.
� Ability to interact directly with the Project Manager, Senior Maintenance Engineer, Chief Engineers, government personnel on a daily basis to meet schedule commitments and maintain effective communication.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
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