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  • 1) Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline- or diesel-powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing meters: Starts motor and listens to its sound to determine causes of trouble.

  • 2) Tests motor for conformance to manufacturer's specifications, using electrical testing meters.

  • 3) Dismantles motors, using handtools, and examines parts for defects.

  • 4) Adjusts generator and replaces faulty wiring, using handtools and soldering iron.

  • 5) Installs piston rings, adjusts carburetor, grinds valves, and repairs or replaces reduction gears, and other parts, using lathe, drill press, handtools, and power tools.

  • 6) Examines propeller and propeller shafts and repairs defective parts.

  • 7) Aligns engine to propeller shaft.

  • 8) May operate boat on water to test repairs.

  • 9) May repair only mechanical equipment of engines, such as power-tilt, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.

  • 10) May be designated according to type of engine repaired as Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard; Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard/Outboard.




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DOT:   623.281-038

Job Number: 6711