Deck AWK - Able Bodied (For Utility/Tug Boat)

  • Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • 12/07/2019
Company: An Nur Marine Services (M) Sdn Bhd
Type: Contract
Category: Skilled Labor
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Job Description

Job Purpose

Essentially the Deck AWK i.e. the deck “Assistant to Watch Keeper”. He is also a qualified Helmsman and an “Efficient Deck Hand “.     

Areas of Accountability

  1. Accompanies the Deck Officer in keeping navigational watches at sea and cargo/port watches in port as the Assistant to Watch Keeper (AWK)
  2. Responsible for carrying out steering duties at the helm under orders of the Master or the duty officer
  3. Carries out the daily deck maintenance tasks as delegated by the Chief Officer.
  4. Report any undesired events, unsafe practices or near misses observed to the superior officer/s and attempt to rectify them if safely possible.

 Specific Duties

  1. To carry out all work on deck assigned to him by the Chief Officer
  2. To carry out navigational and cargo watches with Deck Officers
  3. Assist in cargo operation as required and act as an efficient watchkeeper during cargo operation
  4. Ensure that he is aware of the location of and know how to use all firefighting and lifesaving equipment on deck and in the accommodation
  5. During port watches, to ensure at all times that the ship’s gangway/accommodation ladder of the jetty/pier is in a proper position
  6. To disallow entry/embarkation of any unauthorized persons on board
  7. Assist with the opening and closing of cargo hatches, rigging of derricks and cranes, lashing of cargo, etc.
  8. Essential as part of the mooring / unmooring team (if not engaged in steering duties)
  9. To carry out other duties as directed by the Chief Officer.


  1. Applicant must have seaman book.
  2. Applicant must have valid STCW certificates
  3. Valid Marine Medical, Petronas Medical, BOSIET, and OSP card

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