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Diesel Tech (43947)

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Job Requirements: 

  • Must be able to oversee a small group of people and lead the job from start to finish via work specification and EPCP/PCP/CWP.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize well and handle problems and concerns without assistance.
  • Proficient with the requirements of the process and the equipment used.
  • Proficient with the requirements of the applicable OSHA and NAVSEA Standard Items.
  • Must know how to set up a job and correspond with other shops.
  • Must be able to replace, repair and test diesel engine components.
  • Must be able to execute a specification item with no supervision.
  • Must be able to use dial indicator and perform alignment checks.
  • Able to perform checkpoints with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to read tech manuals and drawings.
  • Must be able to assist in job from start to finish via work specification and EPCP/PCP/CWP.
  • Must be able to complete a JSA and identify all safety issues.
  • With little supervision, must be able to replace, repair and test diesel engine components.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot cooling systems and report discrepancies.
  • Must be able to execute a specification item with little supervision.
  • Must be able to accurately write an Intershop Work Request that contains all requested work in detail.
  • Must be able to execute all EPCP/PCP workMust be able to set valve lash.
  • Must be familiar with applicable NAVSEA Standard Items and OSHA standards.
  • Must be able to assist with replacing, repairing and testing diesel engine components.
  • Must have good housekeeping skills.
  • Must be able to identify safety hazards.
  • Must have knowledge of hot work requirements, rules and regulations.
  • Must be familiar with applicable NAVSEA Standard Items and OSHA standards.
  • Must know how to use and take care of hand and power tools.
  • Must have knowledge of precision and measuring instruments, understand their basic uses and identify those required for the job.
  • Must be able to calculate metric conversions.
  • Must have knowledge of Expanded Process Control Procedure /Process Control Procedure/CWP requirements.
  • Must have knowledge of metal and the make-up of metals.
  • Must be able to identify thread pitch and size.
  • Must be WAF trained.
  • Must be able to read tech manuals and drawings.
  • Must be able to perform their job safely.
  • Must know what P.P.E. to use and when.
  • Must be able to navigate a ship and understand compartment designation.
  • Must understand ship nomenclature.
  • Must understand the purpose and information contained in Safety Data Sheets.
  • Must understand the process and procedure for spills.

Other Requirements: 

  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach or performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as ones by electricians, technicians, service people, painters, and mechanics.
  • Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas and requires extended periods of standing and walking (75%).
  • Inspections and work may require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding and observing co-workers using tools and equipment.
  • Lifting/carrying tools and parts weighing up to 50 lbs. on frequent basis.
  • Standing, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, kneeling, handling, finger dexterity, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination, seeing, hearing required.
  • Selecting appropriate tools for jobs, as per trade classification.
  • Works in tight, confined work spaces on board ship and is exposed to varied temperatures, wind, wet and humid conditions, fumes, odors and dust, vibrations from ship and hand tools, constant moving machinery, possible toxic and caustic chemicals.
  • Must be DBIDS eligible.
  • Must be US Citizen.

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About Ameri-Force

Ameri-Force has been In business since 1991 and is 100% employee owned. We are seen as a premiere provider of temporary staffing in several industries including ship construction and repair, aerospace and defense, heavy construction, light and heavy industrial, energy production and utilities, oil and gas, disaster recovery, manufacturing, environmental, railroad, and general labor.

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  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Term & Short-Term Disability Plans
  • Incentive Programs

Commitment to Safety

Safety is our number one core value. We are uncompromising in our commitment to the health and safety of our employees. We’re dedicated to continually improving our processes, demonstrating leadership, and promoting comprehensive safety throughout our organization. Ameri-Force expects individual accountability among all employees and promotes a dedication to adhere to safety standards. We ask that all team members actively participate in and support the advancement of our health and safety practices. Safety is the responsibility of all employees, including both top management and the individual craft worker.