Profession vessel assembly inspector
Vessel assembly inspectors use measuring and testing equipment to inspect and monitor boat and ship assemblies to ensure conformity to engineering specifications and to safety standards and regulations. They examine the assemblies to detect malfunction and damage and check repair work. They also provide detailed inspection documentation and recommend action where problems were discovered.
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- Quality assurance procedures
The procedures to inspect a product or system to ensure that it is according to specifications and requirements.
- Engineering processes
The systematic approach to the development and maintenance of engineering systems.
- 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.
- 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.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Conduct performance tests
Conduct experimental, environmental and operational tests on models, prototypes or on the systems and equipment itself in order to test their strength and capabilities under normal and extreme conditions.
- Ensure vessel compliance with regulations
Inspect vessels, vessel components, and equipment; ensure compliance with standards and specifications.
- Inspect vessel manufacturing
Inspect plants where ships and boats are manufactured to ensure safety and quality control. Ensure that components are manufactured in compliance with safety and design specifications.
- Operate precision measuring equipment
Measure the size of a processed part when checking and marking it to check if it is up to standard by use of two and three dimensional precision measuring equipment such as a caliper, a micrometer, and a measuring gauge.
- Manage health and safety standards
Oversee all personnel and processes to comply with health, safety and hygiene standards. Communicate and support alignment of these requirements with the company's health and safety programmes.
- Write inspection reports
Write the results and conclusions of the inspection in a clear and intelligible way. Log the inspection's processes such as contact, outcome, and steps taken.
- Create solutions to problems
Solve problems which arise in planning, prioritising, organising, directing/facilitating action and evaluating performance. Use systematic processes of collecting, analysing, and synthesising information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.
- Use testing equipment
Use equipment to test performance and operation of machinery.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- Inspect quality of products
Use various techniques to ensure the product quality is respecting the quality standards and specifications. Oversee defects, packaging and sendbacks of products to different production departments.
Optional knowledge and skillssupervise work inspect vessel liaise with engineers manage maintenance operations engineering principles perform test run lead inspections maintain test equipment defense system send faulty equipment back to assembly line act as contact person during equipment incident electromechanics prepare audit activities supervise staff issue licences
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