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Outside Machinist (43753)

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An Outside Machinist must possess knowledge, skills and abilities to perform job operation/tasks on conventional and nuclear ships and submarines. The Outside Machinist must be assignable to any work center excluding nuclear and subsafe machinery.

Job Description:

  • Remove, repair, overhaul, install and align main propulsion machinery and associated equipment/components. Also remove, repair, overhaul, install and align equipment associated with auxiliary systems such as condensers, compressors, pumps, forced draft blowers, main feed pumps, various types of valves, cargo handling machinery, anchor handling gear, boat davits, cranes, elevators, conveyors, firefighting equipment, machine shop equipment, galley, and laundry equipment.
  • Install and repair foundations for operating machinery and principal structures/components of ship’s armament.
  • Install, adjust, set, and repair or replaces various control/regulating or safety devices such as meters, gauges, valves, governors and automatic alarms. Test or assist in testing of shipboard machinery pierside or on sea trials to prove satisfactory operation and acceptance.
  • Use various portable and fixed machine tools such as boring bars, milling machines, facing machines and drill presses. Use precision measuring instruments such as height gauges, depth gauges, calipers, verniers, various types of micrometers, and assists in the use of optical equipment.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the work of several trades in connection with performing work from information received from technical work documents, blueprints, specifications, written and/or oral instructions.
  • Engineer, steam, machinist, installation, marine erector, marine machinist, outfitter, outside-installation machinist Installs ship machinery, for example propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, ventilating equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using handtools, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks, and other surfaces for connections, for example shafting and steam lines.
  • Installs below-deck auxiliaries, for example evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steampipe systems.
  • Tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials.
  • May also set up and operate such machine shop tools as lathe, boring mill, planer, shaper, slotter, and milling machine to fabricate replacement parts.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be DBIDS eligible to work on Military bases.
  • Must have 6+ years’ of experience in a shipyard.
  • Must have reliable transportation to get you to and from work daily (job assignments may be at multiple locations).

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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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