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  • 1) Analyzes operation of diesel engines and components, such as blowers and compressors to determine performance using engineering specifications and test equipment: Aligns and connects engine to test equipment, such as generator and motor control panel.

  • 2) Connects oil, fuel, and waterlines to engine.

  • 3) Attaches thermocouple wires to various parts of engine and records temperature readings of oil, water, and bearings from pyrometer.

  • 4) Holds tachometer to turning shaft to determine engine revolutions per minute at various governor settings.

  • 5) Measures pressures on compressors and blowers.

  • 6) Replaces defective parts and adjusts settings on injection pumps, timing, fuel racks, and governor, using dial indicator, micrometer, feeler gauges, and handtools.

  • 7) Logs information for engineering and inspection department.

  • 8) May disassemble and repair powerplant engines and perform field service work.




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DOT:   625.261-010

Job Number: 2902