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"Boat Builder and Shipwright"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Construct and repair ships or boats, according to blueprints.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Boat Builder and Shipwright"

1) Cuts and forms parts, such as keel, ribs, sidings, and support structures and blocks, using woodworking hand tools and power tools.

2) Constructs and shapes wooden frames, structures, and other parts according to blueprint specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments.

 

3) Attaches metal parts, such as fittings, plates, and bulkheads, to ship, using brace and bits, augers, and wrenches.

4) Establishes dimensional reference points on layout and hull to make template of parts and locate machinery and equipment.

5) Smoothes and finishes ship surfaces, using power sander, broadax, adz, and paint, and waxes and buffs surface to specified finish.

 

6) Cuts out defect, using power tools and hand tools, and fits and secures replacement part, using caulking gun, adhesive, or hand tools.

7) Assembles and installs hull timbers and other structures in ship, using adhesive, measuring instruments, and hand tools or power tools.

8) Measures and marks dimensional lines on lumber, following template and using scriber.

9) Consults with customer or supervisor and reads blueprint to determine necessary repairs.

10) Attaches hoist to sections of hull, and directs hoist operator to align parts over blocks, according to layout of boat.

11) Marks outline of boat on building dock, shipway, or mold loft according to blueprint specifications, using measuring instruments and crayon.

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Job Description for "Boat Builder and Shipwright" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Boat Builder and Shipwright"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  47-2031.05


 

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