An Integrated Rating refers to a Mariner job role that has responsibility for watchkeeping duties on decks. They can also assist engineers with maintenance duties. An Integrated Rating is sometimes known as an Able Seaman/Women, Merchant Mariner or Merchant Sailor.
Many Integrated Ratings work on large off-shore vessels that service the gas and oil production industries around Australia. They also work on large international trading vessels. With Australia’s burgeoning offshore oil and gas sector, there is a demand for maritime roles particularly in resource-rich areas of the country.
A career as an Integrated Rating can involve being away at sea for several weeks at a time. It also may involve shift work and performing duties which include working in noisy, dusty, dirty and restricted spaces.
A trainee or cadet must be 18 years of age.
You must complete at least 36 weeks qualifying sea service on a designated ship and hold a current certificate of medical fitness.
$41,000 – $82,000*
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.