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"Motorboat Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline or diesel powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Motorboat Mechanic"

1) Adjust carburetor mixtures, electrical point settings, and timing while motors are running in water-filled test tanks.

2) Adjust generators and replace faulty wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons.

3) Disassemble and inspect motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.

4) Idle motors and observe thermometers to determine the effectiveness of cooling systems.

5) Inspect and repair or adjust propellers and propeller shafts.

6) Repair engine mechanical equipment such as power-tilts, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.

7) Repair or rework parts, using machine tools such as lathes, mills, drills, and grinders.

8) Replace parts such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, and spark plugs, and reassemble engines.

9) Set starter locks, and align and repair steering or throttle controls, using gauges, screwdrivers, and wrenches.

 

 

11) Document inspection and test results, and work performed or to be performed.

12) Mount motors to boats and operate boats at various speeds on waterways to conduct operational tests.


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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-E        SOC:  49-3051.00