Profession boat rigger
Boat riggers use hand and power tools to install motors, gauges, controls and accessories such as batteries, lights, fuel tanks and ignition switches. They also perform pre-delivery inspections.
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- Quality standards
The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.
Theoretical and practical applications of the science studying the action of displacements and forces on physical bodies to the development of machinery and mechanical devices.
- Mechanics of vessels
The mechanics involved in boats and ships. Understand the technicalities and participate in discussions over related topics in order to solve problems related to the mechanics.
- Engine components
Know the different engine components, and their operation and maintenance. Understand when repairs and replacement should be undertaken.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.
- Recognise signs of corrosion
Recognise the symptoms of metal showing oxidation reactions with the environment resulting in rusting, copper pitting, stress cracking, and others, and estimate the rate of corrosion.
Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.
- Read engineering drawings
Read the technical drawings of a product made by the engineer in order to suggest improvements, make models of the product or operate it.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- Use power tools
Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Ensure vessel compliance with regulations
Inspect vessels, vessel components, and equipment; ensure compliance with standards and specifications.
- Wear appropriate protective gear
Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.
Optional knowledge and skillsinstall pneumatic systems install transport equipment lighting install electrical and electronic equipment install hydraulic systems fluid mechanics electricity write records for repairs install vessel's safety equipment lead inspections install transport vehicle interior components install plumbing systems inspect vessel operate lifting equipment heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration parts install transport equipment engines conduct routine machinery checks bolt engine parts write inspection reports perform maintenance on installed equipment electromechanics electronics repair sailing equipment operation of different engines quality assurance procedures
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