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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  An Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) requires passing an exam and four years of related work experience or an approved degree in engineering or engineering technology and at least 168 days of related work experience. Specialized training in rig stability, oil well control or operation, firefighting and survival at sea are required. OIMs apply for an OIM Unrestricted License or one of four specialized licenses: OIM Surface Units on Location, OIM Surface Units Underway, OIM Bottom Bearing Units Underway, and OIM Bottom-Bearing Units on Location. Federal regulations can be found at the United States Coast Guard web site http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm, http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/get-cfr.cgi?TITLE=46&PART=10&SECTION=470&YEAR=1999&TYPE=TEXT, and the Federal Code of Regulations (46CFR10) at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_02/46cfr10_02.html.

License Agency:
United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center
2100 2nd St., SW
Washington DC 20593-0001
202-267-0218
http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.