Ship Captain

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/6/2024 3:19 PM)
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Ship Captain


Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Ship Captain to supervise safe operation and maintenance of the U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) WORTHY. This position supports the Navy Division.



LOCATION:   Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

JOB STATUS: Full-Time Living on the Island




  • Graduate of a state or federal maritime academy as a deck officer, or U.S. Naval or Coast Guard Academy. A High School diploma and 5 years of experience as a licensed Master/Mate aboard comparable or larger vessels may be substituted for the formal education requirement.
  • Seven (7) years’ combined experience as a Master/Mate of which 3 years must be as master.
  • Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation and obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.  Current U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Shall hold a U.S. Coast Guard open ocean license as master of inspected motor vessels of not less than 1600 gross registered tons.



  • Seven (7) years’ combined experience as a Master/Mate. U.S. Coast Guard open ocean license as master of inspected motor vessels of not less than 1600 gross registered tons with applicable STCW endorsements for international waters.
  • Valid RADAR Observer, GMDSS Radio Operator, and STCW endorsements are required.
  • Knowledge of common safety practices and protective equipment used on an ocean-going vessel.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Current and Valid U.S. Passport.
  • Ability to pass a post offer drug screen and physical/medical clearance.



  • Supervises crew of eleven.Supervises mate watch standers.
  • Aids in training and development of crew members.
  • Oversees the chief engineer in executing the USAV Worthy maintenance program
  • Ensures the vessel maintains ABS Load‐line and U.S. Army standards.
  • Remains on standby/recall status to the vessel during dockside periods, as needed.
  • Participates in the vessels off site OCCM (On‐Condition Cyclic Maintenance) Dry‐docking on a three-year basis
  • Safe navigation of the ship and Bridge operations
  • The safety and security of the ship and embarked personnel
  • Ensures logbooks are maintained and accurately completed.Enforcing safety regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.

“Navy Division”





Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


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