UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MATE,THIRD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8976 (IBU Oceanography-Thompson Research Crew)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Mates are responsible for safe navigation of the ship and directing deck operations.

BASIC FUNCTION

Serve as third mate aboard ship.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Serve as third officer and fourth in command of an ocean research ship of approximately 2000 gross tons.

TYPICAL WORK

Stand bridge watches operating and navigating the ship;

Operate sophisticated navigational systems such as dynamic positioning system;

Direct maintenance of life saving equipment;

Requisition life saving equipment;

In charge of bridge watch entering and leaving port;

Stand security watches when required;

Teach courses in seamanship and other marine specialities;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Legal Requirement

A U.S. Coast Guard Third Mate's license valid for operation of an inspected motor vessel of unlimited tonnage, upon ocean waters.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 6-27-88
Revise Class: 2-15-91
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05