Profession vessel engine assembler
Vessel engine assemblers build and install prefabricated parts to form engines used for all types of vessels such as electric motors, nuclear reactors, gas turbine engines, outboard motors, two-stroke or four-stroke diesel engines and, in some cases, marine steam engines. They review specifications and technical drawings to determine materials and assembly instructions. They inspect and test the engines and reject malfunctioning components.
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- Realistic / Conventional
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.
- Operation of different engines
Know the characteristics, maintenance requirements and operating procedures of various kinds of engines such as gas, diesel, electrical, and engines with steam propulsion plants.
- 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.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- Align components
Align and lay out components in order to put them together correctly according to blueprints and technical plans.
- Bolt engine parts
Securely bolt together engine components manually or using power tools.
- 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.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
- 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 preliminary treatment to workpieces
Apply preparatory treatment, through mechanical or chemical processes, to the workpiece preceding the main operation.