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  • 1) Fabricates and repairs equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Operates power sewing machine to patch and seam canvas hatch tents.

  • 2) Inserts grommets into and attaches ropes to tent.

  • 3) Cuts lumber into specified lengths and constructs cargo boards, using carpenter's handtools and power tools.

  • 4) Splices ropes and cables to make and repair slings and spreaders, using marlin spike and splicing vise.

  • 5) Replaces defective parts of scrapers and clamshells, using wrenches, punches, hammers, and chainfalls.

  • 6) Gathers information as to type of cargo, terminal facilities, and loading and unloading schedule to determine what gear is necessary to perform work.

  • 7) Transports gear to dock by truck.

  • 8) Installs cargo-handling equipment on deck of vessel.

  • 9) Transfers gear from vessel to vessel to obtain greater utilization.




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DOT:   623.381-010

Job Number: 4465