Winch Driver

Operate steam or electric winch.

What does a Winch Driver do?

Operates steam or electric winch to hoist or lower cargo in or out of ship’s hold: Inspects booms, lashings, and wire rope to assure safe operation. Moves levers to raise, lower, and turn load. Follows hand signals of HATCH TENDER to control movement of load when it is obscured. May alternate work with HATCH TENDER.