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  • 1) Inspects construction of hulls, compartments, tanks, and decks of ships for conformance to plans and specifications: Examines hulls, hull fittings, and riveting for defects, and alignment of plating and framing.

  • 2) Inspects painted surfaces and caulked edges and seams.

  • 3) Observes testing of tanks, decks, and compartments for strength of material and watertightness.

  • 4) Opens and closes doors, manhole covers, hatches, and hull valves, by hand or remote controls, to verify fit and ease of operation.

  • 5) Inspects heating and ventilation systems to verify size of vent ducts, and to ensure that installation meets specifications.

  • 6) Starts blowers, and measures volume and velocity of air in system, using measuring devices, such as meters and gauges.

  • 7) Inspects piping and valves of ship's service system during pressure test for leakage and strength of material.

  • 8) Records inspection data.

  • 9) May inspect commissioned vessels, afloat or in drydock, for corrosion or deterioration in outer hull, double bottoms, sea chests, and other structural parts.




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Job Number: 5029