Admeasurer

Compile data and prepare certificates of admeasurement to document ships.
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Salary Range
$31,000 – $108,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Admeasurers do?

Compiles data and prepares certificates of admeasurement to document ships, and determine type of license and safety equipment required, net tonnage, and applicable tolls and wharfage fees: Examines blueprints of ship and takes physical measurements to determine capacity, using rule and tape measure. Computes gross and net tonnage and deductible space of vessel required by laws. Prepares sketches of vessels, using drafting instruments. Writes certificates of admeasurement, listing such details as design, length, depth, and breadth of vessel, and method of propulsion.


Should I be an Admeasurer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become an Admeasurer

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