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What type of routine maintenance did you perform on your last ship?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for an Able Seaman interview

How to Answer

Take the hiring manager through your experience, highlighting the maintenance tasks that you are most experienced in.

What type of routine maintenance did you perform on your last ship?
Answer example

"I have performed all types of tasks as an Able Seaman. The most common routine maintenance tasks that I have performed on my latest ship include maintenance of the ship's metal structures, cleaning, priming, and painting."

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What type of routine maintenance did you perform on your last ship?
1.
Grinding, painting, cleaning, wich maintance, rope slice, crane maintance.
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Deck watch keeping, its a kind of work that you should always open your eyes and ears enable for you to maintain the safety look out.
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Wash painting, cleaning chain locker, securing mooring lines.
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My routine mentainance I perform on my last ship is meaintenance like greasing, house keeping and painting jobs.
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I dont have any experience in a ship, but I love and like to.
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Maintanance of deck. Duty while and running vessel and proper look out one place to another.
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Execution of firedrill.! we maintain of knowledge to do queckly as soon as possible, time, knowledge are important to work safely and team cooperation.
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I was painting the deck and primering before I was cheeping of the rust.
9.
I never able to have a routine maintenance on my previous vessel .
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Chipping, painting, cleaning, greasing etc.
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Clean the designated area everyday repair it if there is damage.
12.
I was not able to have a routine maintenance because I was a fresh graduate but I able to know the theory on the same machinery.
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Its was like 4 to 8 am and then 16 yo 39 pm.
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Chipping, grinding, paintingand working as helmsman.
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Poop deck is may area to maitain cleanliness.
16.
Ever morning we have to clean the deck... And I had experience entering to the dry dock, for maintenance of the ship.
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Wake between 4.30 and 6.30 in the morning. Leave the dock. Navigation for a few hours. Ship maintenance mainly.
18.
I performed my last routine the lashing team, mess man, and bridge.
19.
When I was at 2go as ojt I used to become chambermaid.
20.
I performed my last routine the lashing team, mess man, and bridge.
21.
My routine maintenance that I perform in my last ship is cleaning, chipping and painting.
22.
Check temperatures and pressures on ME and AE, check all fluids on board of ship.
23.
Sorry, I have never worked on board.
24.
Use chipping, sandiring, also painting. Maintenance of ship.. Thats my a ship is good condition and new..
25.
I had cargo routine it was about 122 miles from daressalaam to tanga.
26.
Mainly bouy work and daily vessel maintaince in paint schemes and applying my seamanship skills.
27.
I'm newly graduate in nautical I don't have any experience onboard.
28.
We sander sa rush and take paint on it.
29.
I was not able to have a routine maintenance because I was a fresh graduate but I able to know the theory on some machinery.
30.
Maximum I wake up at 4 o clik .. And 4 to 8 I GAnde a watch . Then taking a breakfast and then start cleaning of accommodation.. Then at a1 o clik we have a lunch. Then for 2hours rest then we start work till evening .. Then at a 8 o clik we have dinner after dinner I har a watch of 2hours.
31.
Bridge duty sir and watchkeeping.
32.
Duty on the bredge and working ondeck.
33.
We do some things in ship that a cadet would do.
34.
Alot of maintenance like, chipping and painting. Greasing, repair. Cleaning or washing on deck. We do tank washing/cleaning. Cleaning inside accommodation. Beautification of the ship are carried out.

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