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  • 1) Operates mobile boat hoist to lift and lower yachts and cruisers in and out of water, and to move boats to designated work or storage areas: Starts hoist engine and pushes and pulls levers to move and maneuver four-wheeled boat hoist to straddle boats for moving.

  • 2) Passes sling ends under straddled boat hull, shackles sling ends to winch span, and moves levers to operate power-winch to raise boat clear of support blocks or skids.

  • 3) Drives hoist to move suspended boat to designated location or to hoisting dock to lower boat into water.

  • 4) Operates winch to lower boat to point just above ground surface.

  • 5) Places keel blocks under keel and lowers boat onto keel blocks.

  • 6) Slides and positions hull support blocks and frames against boat bottom for vertical support.

  • 7) Loosens and pulls slings from underneath boat.

  • 8) Drives hoist to dock and lowers boat until slings are slack and signals boat operator to back boat out to clear slings and dock.

  • 9) Operates winch to raise slings out of water or leaves slings in water to pick up another boat.

  • 10) Operates truck to tow empty skids around display or shop areas.

  • 11) Jacks up skids and cradled boats and places dollies under skids to facilitate moving boats in display area.

  • 12) Mounts propellers on shafts to prepare new boats for launching.

  • 13) Operates boats to maneuver boats in and out of slips.

  • 14) Performs related boat handling duties.




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DOT:   921.683-010

Job Number: 918