Commercial Fishing Vessel Deckhand resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Knotting expertise
  • GPS navigation
  • Commercial fishing
  • Fish tagging
  • Radar system operation
  • Team management
  • Work ethic
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Active listening
  • Conflict resolution
01/2014 to 04/2019
Commercial Fishing Vessel Deckhand Railworks Deer Park, TX,
  • Stored netting, cables, lines and ropes correctly to minimize wear and prevent damage.
  • Completed minor repairs and general maintenance and shipboard equipment to keep all machinery operational.
  • Returned undesirable or illegal catches to water and moved desired catches to holding areas.
  • Studied maps and changing weather conditions to design effective and safe routes for vessels.
  • Brought in loads for sorting, storage or disposal according to quality categories.
  • Maintained [Type] and [Type] equipment onboard by using [Technique] to keep all machinery functioning properly.
  • Performed [Type] equipment maintenance according to specified scheduling parameters.
  • Monitored optimal fishing locations to maximize catch results on each trip.
  • Sanitized equipment and decks after each shift to remove leftover fish and carcasses.
  • Kept gear and equipment in good working order by conducting inspections and completing minor repairs.
  • Monitored consumption of fuel and other supplies to keep operations financially sound.
  • Fulfilled additional crew-related duties, including [Task] and [Task], to maintain nonstop operations.
  • Monitored water and weather conditions to determine most effective areas for fishing.
  • Monitored and interpreted weather to make proactive adjustments to operating plans.
  • Maintained clean and functional ship by conducting thorough inspections and maintaining efficient preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Remained mindful of workplace safety according to predetermined specifications.
  • Used traps, rods, reels, tackle and net to collect fish and other marine life for human consumption.
  • Setup [Type] traps for [Type] fish, assembling [Type] equipment safely and accurately.
  • Worked with traps, nets and long lines to harvest different aquatic catches to sell at [Type] and [Type] locations.
  • Navigated boats towards schools of fish or known hunting grounds to optimize fishing returns.
  • Worked with fellow crew members to bring in optimal results with each haul.
  • Harvested over [Number] lbs of fish daily from various locations and maintained [Number]% profits.
  • Used [Type] equipment to locate [Type] fish and determined proper areas for [Job title] and [Job title] to cast nets.
  • Loaded and unloaded vessel equipment and supplies by hand or with aid of hoisting equipment.
  • Used onboard equipment, GPS devices and visual methods equipment to navigate [Type] vessel.
  • Loaded and unloaded both boating and fishing equipment and inspected items for wear or malfunction.
  • Removed [Type] fish from traps and catches, checked them for quality and stored them with salt and ice.
  • Located schools with help of fish-finding equipment to keep operations efficient.
01/2013 to 01/2014
Plumber Hel John Fastener City, STATE,
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Performed emergency on-call work hours during evening, weekends and some holidays.
  • Installed and inspected new and existing plumbing lines up to [Number] inches in diameter.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes and water supply lines.
  • Hoisted loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables and other rigging equipment.
  • Installed and extended underground storm, sanitation and water piping systems to connect fixtures and plumbing.
  • Performed pipe fabrication, installation and fitting according to proper specifications.
  • Used [Tool] and [Tool] to test plumbing systems to determine leaks and other malfunctions.
  • Identified and located required tools prior to starting each project.
  • Responded quickly, typically within [Timeframe] to emergency situations and calls.
01/2012 to 01/2013
Welder Helper Wego Metals City, STATE,
  • Troubleshot problems with equipment to make repairs or report diagnostics to supervisors.
  • Sorted and packaged more than [Number] completed products each shift for further processing or shipment.
  • Brought supplies, equipment and tools to work locations.
  • Helped machine operators set up and tend equipment to complete runs.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
  • Organized and maintained equipment to keep team of [Number] welders working at good pace.
  • Monitored fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.
  • Improved project completion time by multi-tasking on heavy equipment such as forklifts.
  • Maximized shop organization and equipment lifespan by maintaining equipment.
  • Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.
  • Cleaned and degreased weld joints and workpieces efficiently.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Scraped off excess spatter and other materials using portable grinders and arc-cutting equipment.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012
High School Diploma:
St.ville High - Harvey, IA

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School Attended

  • St.ville High

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  • Welder Helper


  • High School Diploma

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