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  • 1) Positions, aligns, and secures structural parts and related assemblies of pressure vessels, such as boilers, tanks, and vats in specified relationship for subsequent permanent assembly by BOILERMAKER I or WELDER, BOILERMAKER.

  • 2) Locates and marks position of parts, using measuring tape, transit, square, and plumb bob.

  • 3) Signals RIGGER to lift parts into position.

  • 4) Aligns parts to specified fit, using dogs, wedges, turnbuckles, jacks, hammers, and drift pins.

  • 5) Cuts, files, and grinds seams and joints to attain specified fit, using cutting torch, file, and power grinder.

  • 6) Straightens or reshapes bent plates or structure, using hammer, jacks, and torch.

  • 7) Clamps, bolts, or tack-welds parts in place for final welding or bolting.

  • 8) Climbs framework or ladders to position, fit, or secure parts.

  • 9) May fit plates, structures, or pipes to repair ships.




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DOT:   805.361-014

Job Number: 946