UIC Alaska

Senior Captain

Mariners/Vessels/Diesel Engineers
Position Type
Location : Location
US-Andros Island
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


SENIOR CAPTAIN (AUTEC-21-1712-W): Bowhead seeks a Senior Captain to oversee the safe operation of going vessels over 150 in length, planning and execution of the exercise voyage plan in support of the Atlantic Undersea Test & Evaluation Center (AUTEC) at Andros Island, Bahamas.


Essential functions to include:

  •  Ensuring the safety of all crew and passengers.
  •  Managing all crew assets to safely and effectively accomplish the exercise plan.
  •  Navigating the vessel in a safe manner which maximizes the exercise plan execution and minimizes risk.
  •  Monitoring vessel position to ensure proper deployment of MK30 and MK39 targets and the recovery of exercise torpedoes.
  •  Communicating with range control, other range assets, crew and passengers, determining corrective action in the event that the vessel experiences a system failure, and accomplishing all post mission debriefings and documentation.


  •  Ten plus years of large ocean going vessel operations experience.
  •  USCG Master 500 Ton Oceans license, Radar, Bridge Resource Management, and STCW certifications and endorsements.
  •  Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.


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. 


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date




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