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  • 1) Installs ship machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, ventilating equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using handtools, calipers, and micrometers.

  • 2) Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks, and other surfaces for connections, such as shafting and steam lines.

  • 3) Installs below-deck auxiliaries, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steampipe systems.

  • 4) Tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials.

  • 5) May set up and operate such machine shop tools as lathe, boring mill, planer, shaper, slotter, and milling machine to fabricate replacement parts.




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DOT:   623.281-030

Job Number: 6143