Derrick Boat Captain

Manage activities of crew operating derricks mounted on barges.

What does a Derrick Boat Captain do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of crew operating derrick mounted on barge: Directs placing and mooring of boat. Supervises crew in placing rigging and operating derrick to lift and move objects and materials. Prepares progress and personnel reports. Must possess license issued by U.S. Coast Guard to operate self-propelled derrick boat or to operate derrick boat outside continental limits of the United States.