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Driver, Launch/ Tug Master

Aliases: Will be updated

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Driver, Launch is expected to perform include:
  • Driving engines of launches and tug
  • Checking different parts of engine to ensure that it is in proper working order
  • Cleaning, greasing and oiling engine parts 
  • Feeding engine with fuel (oil)
  • Ensuring that sufficient quantity of oil is stored in canes for use on way
  • Starting engine by regulating levers and by cranking
  • Increasing and decreasing speed or stops engine or reverses direction of boat as per signal given by Serang
  • Checking and regulating feed of fuel and refills oil, greases, etc.
  • Checking temperature of engine and slowing down or stopping engine if temperature is high
  • Supervising work of Oilers and Cleaners and diagnosing mechanical defects and undertaking minor repairs
  • Maintaining of logbook
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of driving engines
  • Knowledge of different parts of ship
  • Well-versed in starting engine
  • Ability to maintain log book
  • Physically fit
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
  • Cruise Liners
KEYWORDS 

Driver, Launch

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8350.0500 Driver, Launch/ Tug Master
ISCO 2008 8350 Ships’ Deck Crews and Related Workers
NIC 2008 50119; 33150 Other sea and coastal water transport n.e.c; Repair of transport equipment, except motor vehicles
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
REFERENCES 
1National Classification of Occupations Division 8
2http://www.indianmirror.com/indian-industries/shipping.html
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