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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- Realistic / Conventional
- Engine components
Know the different engine components, and their operation and maintenance. Understand when repairs and replacement should be undertaken.
- 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.
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.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- 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.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Use power tools
Operate power driven pumps. Use hand tools or power tools. Use vehicle repair tools or safety equipment.
- 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.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Ensure vessel compliance with regulations
Inspect vessels, vessel components, and equipment; ensure compliance with standards and specifications.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.