Experienced rating in the engine room of a Merchant ship of the United States. Comes after seatime as a Wiper and an examination.
Duties include checking engine equipment for leaks or malfunctions, lubricating moving parts, and checking gauges. With more seatime, the Oiler can advance to QMED (qualified member of the engine department).
The Oiler was on watch from 4 to 8 doing his rounds.
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