Advanced Individual Training: 6 Weeks, Fort Eustis, VA
Watercraft operators are primarily responsible for navigation, cargo operations and supervising other Soldiers on Army watercraft. They are part of a piloting team using electronic positioning systems, handheld navigation tools and traditional watch standing procedures aboard many of the Army’s watercraft.
· Dock and undock vessels
· Send and receive messages with radios, beacons and signal flags
· Operate and maintain lifeboats and vessel firefighting equipment
· Secure all type of cargo using shipboard machinery such as capstans, winches, hoists and davits
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