Top Outside Machinist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Outside Machinist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Outside Machinist resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.5% of Outside Machinist resumes contained Heavy Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Outside Machinist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Outside Machinist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Install new machines or heavy equipment according to blueprint lay outs or other technical drawings on various naval ship systems.
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain-falls and other equipment.
  • Assisted Riggers in the Rigging of heavy equipment such as ovens, kettles, fryers, etc.
  • Operated heavy equipment: forklift, 10- ton crane, boom truck, and overhead electric crane.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as drills, hydraulic wrenches and grinders.
  • Trained and certified on heavy equipment and welding.
  • Installed heavy equipment Maintained and troubleshoot hydraulics

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2. Diesel Engines

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Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed and repaired gasoline and diesel engines in boats such as yachts, tugs and trawlers, following specifications.
  • Adjusted valves, injectors, control racks, governor and governor control linkages on diesel engines.
  • Conducted mechanical maintenance on pumps, motors, diesel engines and generators on various naval ships.
  • Worked with diesel engines and performed overhauls, while working with limited or no supervision.
  • Filled up Mk5 vessel s port and starboard diesel engines with 9:1 Anti-freeze.
  • Overhaul, repair and test 12 diesel engines with 100 percent completion rate.
  • Aligned diesel engines to generators by shimming generator to engine according to spec.
  • Assisted technical Reps in the alignment of diesel engines using precision instruments.
  • Worked with diesel engines, pulling, inspecting valves and lapping valves.
  • Completed on time removal, repair and overhaul of diesel engines.
  • Acquired some knowledge of LHA and LSD steam and diesel engines.
  • Repair ship oily water separator and diesel engines.
  • Repaired, removed and installed diesel engines.
  • Overhaul diesel engines and generators.
  • Assisted Technical Representative in overhaul of ships main propulsion diesel engines Aligned and assembled main propulsion shaft
  • installed and aligned all equipment on vessels including diesel engines, generators, and pumps.
  • Welded parts for use on large vessels - Maintained and repaired diesel engines and generators
  • Repaired various types of diesel engines and performed all maintainence as required.
  • Repair rudder, steering gear, diesel engines...shafts propeller..etc
  • Repair diesel enginesRepair pumps and overhaul pumps and valvesRepair pipe on diesel engines

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3. Auxiliary Motors

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Here's how Auxiliary Motors is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed shipboard machinery which included propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, and ventilating equipment.
  • Install, align, and repair ship machinery such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, and pumps.

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4. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Followed companies safety procedures and regulations to ensure a safe and efficient environment.
  • Followed all safety procedures and regulation.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area
  • Observed safety procedures and maintained safe work area in accordance with OSHA guidelines.
  • Shift leader responsible for material selection, equipment operations, and safety procedures during turbine manufacture/commencement of new equipment.
  • Conducted employee training in equipment operations or work and safety procedures, or assign employee training to experienced workers.

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5. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Use hoists, jacks, hand tools, power tools, squares, rulers, micrometers, and various electrical/electronic equipment.
  • Installed #2 fire main pump with support of riggers and hand tools- resulting in an unrestricted shaft and proper alignment.
  • Skilled with hand tools as small as a dental pick and as large as a one-inch drive impact wrench.
  • Have excellent usage of all hand tools electrical and pneumatic and the proper way to safely use them.
  • Assemble and install equipment, excessive drilling with various machines, also hand tools and power tools.
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment, assemble and install equipment using hand tools and power tools.
  • Installed Waster Sleeve and a 4 inch seawater valve using proper hand tools- resulting in zero leaks.
  • Removed and replaced corroded piping from various spaces on board yacht by way of hand tools.
  • Bolted equipment to deck to attach fuel, cooling or lubrication lines using hand tools.
  • Disassembled defective engines and repaired or replaced damaged parts, using hand tools.
  • Worked from blue prints and used hand tools, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Work from blueprints well using hand tools, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Worked from blueprints and used hand tools, including precision measuring tools.
  • Use hand tools, protective equipment, to safely accomplish tasks.
  • Work with hand tools, air tools and hydraulic tools.
  • Operate hand tools, air tools, and measuring devises.
  • Use power tools and hand tools to install.
  • Used hand tools, calipers and micrometers.
  • Remove bolts etc with hand tools
  • Overhauled all machinery on boat using hand tools, special tools, lazer alignment.

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6. Reduction Gears

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Here's how Reduction Gears is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Measured and fit metal and/or resin chocks for large machinery such as generators, main engines, reduction gears, etc.
  • Performed final alignment of pumps, motors, shafts, prop shafts, reduction gears, main engines, etc.
  • Aligned reduction gears, bearing shafts, propellers, rudders and disassembled and reassembled heavy machinery in propulsion plants.
  • Utilized laser alignment and reverse alignment to line up engines with reduction gears, shafts, and pedestal bearings.
  • Installed and aligned engines, reduction gears, pumps, and various other ship equipment to foundations.
  • Align reduction gears, bearing, shafting, propellers, and rudder and steering engine assemblies.
  • Set and aligned main engines and reduction gears on steel and aluminum vessels for Horizon Shipbuilding.
  • Worked on rudders, reduction gears, drilling foundations for any type of equipment.
  • Aligned engines, reduction gears, generators, motors, pumps, and gearboxes.
  • Inspected, disassembled and repaired the LP and HP Reduction Gears.
  • Aligned engines to reduction gears, shafts, and propellers.
  • Installed dehumidification equipment on the reduction gears for the USS Stout after it pulled into port.
  • Repair and align reduction gears and bearings in marine propulsion machinery.

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7. Shipyard

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Here's how Shipyard is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Performed work on the Daniel Webster 626 submarine docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard under Delphinus Engineering.
  • Work performed at various plant/ mills/ shutdowns or shipyards for extended given amounts of contracted time.
  • Worked on Various Ships on the Shipyard for Repair and Cleaning of equipment.
  • Served as a liaison between shipyard employees and naval personnel.
  • Worked at various shipyards along the Elizabeth River waterfront.
  • Followed written technical instructions provided by the shipyard engineering department and component manufacturers.
  • Acted as the liaison between shipyard and the general contractors and Submitted all projectcloseout documents in accordance with the contract.
  • Obtain hand powered equipment and new parts to complete various jobs onboard and outside ships in the shipyard dry-dock.
  • Remove, install, test, repair, & maintenance on Naval submarine/ship systems at Pugent Sound Naval Shipyard
  • Inventory, proper storage and delivery of parts and equipment to the shipyard from the storage center.
  • worked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Newport News Shipyard, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine.
  • Support Outside Machinist assigned to the BAE shipyard in San Diego, California.
  • Touch Labor with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Shop 38, working on ASW, SSW, SWI valves on Seawolf class.
  • Downsized due to lack of military contracts) Security Classification - Secret Provided a large range of services to the shipyard.
  • Worked as an Outside Machinist at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery,Maine/Portsmouth, New Hampshire on the USS Maryland.
  • operate forklift, man lift,all shipyard equipment, worked warehouse and ran tool room.
  • Sub-contracted to Oceaneering to assist with Subsafe Maintenance in Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
  • Supported shipyard work on DDGs, AEGIS Class and Spruance Class ships.

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8. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Preformed preventative maintenance, repairs, lubrication and cleaning of mechanical and hydraulic systems.
  • Modify and clean pipe systems and ensure preventative maintenance activities
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on pumps, motors, gearboxes, & conveyor systemsAlign pumps and motors utilizing laser aligning equipment
  • Complete preventative maintenance reports and other documents to communicate status of equipment and action required for effective operation of production equipment.
  • Maintained production line equipment and performed preventative maintenance on open hearth and electric furnaces, vertical and horizontal centrifugal casting machines.
  • Job roles and responsibilities include troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance with stationary and rotating equipment.

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9. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Set up and operated such machine shop tools as lathe, boring mill, drill press to fabricate parts10.
  • Metal Fabrication Equipment: Band saw, Drill press, and other related machinist tools.2.
  • Operate sand blasting using bench grinders, drill press, angle grinders.
  • Operated lathes, mills, drill presses, boring mills and grinders.
  • Operated engine lathes, drill press, and portable milling machines.
  • Use various portable and fixed machine tools such as drill presses.
  • Drill press, air/electric drill, air/electric grinder and wrenches are some of the tools I use on a daily basis.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as portable metal cutters, drill presses, shapers, and grinders.
  • Operated bandsaws, drill presses and hydro-pressure testing eguipment.
  • drill press, lathe, etc.).
  • Pump alignment,setup drill templates, perform reaming,honing,tapping,spot facing, utilize a magnetic drill press

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10. Aircraft Carriers

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Here's how Aircraft Carriers is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Worked on aircraft carriers as an Outside Machinist from the flight deck to the engine room.
  • Removed and installed new sea valves, waster sleeves, rollers on aircraft carriers.
  • Performed overhaul, depot and new construction maintenance on naval submarines and aircraft carriers.
  • Well-qualified to read drawings on aircraft carriers to repair, remove and replace
  • Installed and repaired mechanical equipment on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers.
  • Supported successful Sea Trials for multiple Aircraft Carriers.
  • Install machinery on submarines and aircraft carriers.
  • Installed new propulsion plant machinery utilizing blueprints and drawings onboard various aircraft carriers and submarines.
  • Well-qualified to read drawings on aircraft carriers to repair, remove and replace valves, and bearings in engine room carriers.
  • Worked on Naval Nuclear Aircraft Carriers and Submarines, followed U.S Navy Procedure while performing nuclear work.
  • Experienced with installing valves, pumps, motors, and shafts onboard aircraft carriers.

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11. Mechanical Equipment

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Here's how Mechanical Equipment is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Overhauled and repaired mechanical equipment as required.
  • Preformed maintenance repair and installation on all mechanical equipment for U.S. Navy vessels in there engine rooms and auxiliary departments.
  • Operate mechanical equipment to assemble, repair and fabricate metal parts into sub-units and/or complete units.
  • Perform Scheduled and Emergent Maintenance on Mechanical Equipment IAW Contracted Company's QA and Maintenance Standards.
  • Install, adjust, maintain and repair electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Service and repair of shipboard mechanical equipment.
  • Overhaul and repairs of mechanical equipment.
  • Set up and use of rigging equipment used to remove and reinstall mechanical equipment.

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12. Hydraulic Systems

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Here's how Hydraulic Systems is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed and assembled navigational equipment, arresting gear and hydraulic systems.
  • Executed flushing of hydraulic systems using the proper equipment
  • Install experimental parts and assemblies such as hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, and batteries into machines and mechanisms.
  • Overhauled pumps, coolers, motors, generators, valves, hydraulic systems and associated machinery.
  • Removed and replaced worn or defected parts of drive mechanisms and hydraulic systems.
  • Experienced in the installation, operation and troubleshooting of shipboard hydraulic systems.
  • Have also worked on hydraulic systems associated with various pumps and motors.
  • Skilled in the flushing of lubrication and hydraulic systems.
  • Complete overhaul of steering gear and hydraulic systems.
  • Worked on hydraulic systems as a ships test operator.

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13. New Construction

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Here's how New Construction is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Provided the same worked for them until found other job opportunities with another outside company providing new construction install Millwright work.
  • Work occurs on commercial or naval ships in various stages of new construction, overhaul or repair.
  • Performed repair and new construction on USNS Combat Support ships as well as Combat ships.
  • Worked in repair for 7 years and new construction for 2 years.
  • Involved in tack welding, stick welding in new construction.
  • Repair and New Construction to Various Naval Supply Vessels.
  • Assigned to a new construction project that is now an active submarine, the USS Texas.
  • Worked on the new construction of propulsion systems for the new class of aircraft carriers.
  • Multitasked worker heavily involved in new construction of Navy's newest vessels.
  • Assisted in new construction of Palmer Johnsons newest super yacht.

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14. Dial Indicators

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Here's how Dial Indicators is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • A-lined generator with engine using inside and outside micrometers and dial indicators.
  • Experienced in using calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, test equipment to include gauges, and high pressure equipment.
  • Read dial indicators, calipers, inside and outside micrometers.
  • Aligned motors, (Diesel and electric, air end and coupling, by using calipers, dial indicators and lasers.
  • Use precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers and dial indicators to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Perform quality inspections by reading blueprints and using micrometers, calipers and dial indicators

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15. Shipboard Equipment

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Here's how Shipboard Equipment is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Repair maintenance and installation of shipboard equipment
  • Repaired shipboard equipment as assigned.
  • Installed and aligned main propulsion units, diesel/steam turbines, propellers, shafts and other major auxiliary shipboard equipment.
  • Performed alignments, welding and fabrication, valve repair, and rigging for removal and installation of shipboard equipment.
  • Disassemble, fault find, repair and re-assemble shipboard equipment as directed by the supervisor.
  • Install various shipboard equipment using blueprints overhaul pumps and motors
  • Assisted coworkers with the repair of shipboard equipment.
  • Removed or installed shipboard equipment as needed.
  • assemble, align, layout, mark, and install all shipboard equipment as directed by supervisor.

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16. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Conducted technical manual validations ensuring technical manuals corresponded to the equipment installed onboard.
  • Created and audited procedures by accurately reading blue prints/technical drawings and manufacturer's service and repair technical manuals.
  • Researched DOD- and military-oriented technical manuals and engineering schematics for equipment repair, maintenance, and operation purposes.
  • Preformed preventative and corrective maintenance using Technical Manuals to correctly preform procedures and identify correct replacement parts.
  • Experienced in the utilizing drawings and technical manuals to safely isolate propulsion plant systems for maintenance activities.
  • Reviewed technical manuals and maintenance procedures to identify factors governing mechanical maintenance and quality control requirements.

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17. Repair Machine Tools

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Here's how Repair Machine Tools is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Fabricated, modified, and maintained parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.

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20. Precision Parts

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Here's how Precision Parts is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Set up and operate a variety of machinery to produce precision parts from prints or as per sample.
  • Set up, and operated a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts.
  • Machine precision parts including bushings, bearings, seals, couplings, and pistons to perform repairs on marine equipment.
  • Educated in customer requirements of precision parts through customer drawings and specifications.
  • Machined precision parts and produced customized prototypes for use in scientific research.
  • Produce precision parts off blueprint to manufacturers standards and blueprint specifications.

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21. Gear Boxes

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Here's how Gear Boxes is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Major duties consisted of installation of engines and gear boxes up to final alignments within 2-3 thousandths of an inch.
  • Repaired engine room on restoration gears, fire main valves and pumps and only waste pumps and gear boxes.
  • Overhaul various valves, pumps, and Gear boxes, extensive experience on hydraulics systems and accumulators.
  • Rebuild gear boxes, mooring and anchor winches.
  • Shaft alignment to gear boxes.
  • Weld GTAW-SMAW * Replace gear boxes and gyrols.

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22. Engine Room

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Here's how Engine Room is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Removed, installed, or replaced valves, motors, turbines, boiler tubes, and other engine room components.
  • Maintain and repair of catapults, engine room components and assist other crew members with maintenance and repair duties.
  • Worked on CHT systems, gas valves, engine room, and milling parts back to spec
  • Performed Shafting and bearing work within the engine room for distilling plant test.
  • General repairs and cleaning to main engine rooms and auxiliary systems.
  • Repaired and restored engine room and fire main valves and pumps.
  • Assembled and installed propulsion systems and engine room equipment and machinery.
  • Performed major overhauls on all engine room valves and pumps.
  • Worked in engine room, incinerating room and hydraulics.
  • Removed keel cooler nuts in engine room.
  • Manufactured or replaced all mechanical systems on a ship in dry Dock.Engine room / Fire room.
  • Gutted installation pumps, radders, engine rooms and repairs on vessels.
  • Install and maintain any and all componenets pertaining to the ships engine room/propulsion train.

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23. Tug Boat

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Here's how Tug Boat is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Replaced all faulty vent valves aboard tug boat with new replacement valves.
  • Remove, dismantle, or replace equipment on tug boats.
  • Overhaul of merchant ships and tug boats.
  • Repaired, restored, and installed a wide variety of different vessels ranging from Coast Guard RHIBs to tug boats.
  • Serviced tug boats, supply boats, army boats, etc.
  • Removed, cleaned, inspected and hydrostatically tested valves before reinstallation on board tug boats.

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25. Coast Guard

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Here's how Coast Guard is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed propellers, rudders, and stabilizers, etc., on Coast Guard boats; performed stick welding as needed.
  • Repaired Coast Guard boats, removed shafts, propellers, rudders, gearboxes and engines.
  • Install and repair marine machinery on U.S. Coast Guard and NOAA vessels.
  • Performed various maintenance and repairs on Coast Guard vessels and yachts.
  • Installed EMD engines in vessels as per U.S. Coast Guard requirements.
  • Remove, repair or replace valves on Coast Guard Cutter.
  • Coast Guard contracts and private yachts
  • Worked on USNS and U.S. Navy ships, Coast Guard vessels.
  • Recondition valves up to 70 for inspection by American Bureau of Shipbuilding and US Coast Guard.
  • Aligned engines on Coast Guard vesselsAligned pump valves and hydro on valvesRepair engine and replace props.
  • Performed maintenance/ repairs onboard U.S Navy Ships, Coast Guard and Commercial ships / vessels.

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26. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Work requirements in accordance with the technical specifications, OSHA and NAVSEA requirements of United States Naval Ships Force.
  • Measured material to be utilized in production Adhered to the Occupational Safety and Hazard Association (OSHA)guideline
  • Certified in CAL/OSHA 29CFR1910.120E and 8CCR5192E.
  • Have completed OSHA ten hour safety training course and have been issued Rapid Gate pass for Naval Station,San Diego.
  • Mark and measure to close tolerances using Austal calibrated equipment Safely rig equipment following all OSHA requirements.
  • Participated in OSHA survey and follow-up recommendations.

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27. Heat Exchangers

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Here's how Heat Exchangers is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Cleaned condensers, heat exchangers, hot wells, and nuclear systems.
  • Repair heat exchangers and oil coolers.
  • Waste heat boiler leadman, repair pumps, valves, doors, heat exchangers, on navy ships
  • Perform mechanical maintenance; conduct quality assurance inspections; inspect heat exchangers and water circulating systems.
  • Heat Exchangers- Machining- Vacuum Systems- Mechanical Testing- Propulsion.
  • Repaired/replaced valves, pumps, heat exchangers, compressors, and hydraulic or pneumatic control devices.

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28. Dismantle

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Here's how Dismantle is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Dismantled Mk5 s transporters; i.e.
  • Dismantled and inspected components and adjusted and repaired them as necessary.
  • Used various hand tools as well as power and air tools to assemble and dismantle parts.

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29. Steam Turbine

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Here's how Steam Turbine is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Repaired and removed components steam turbines, reduction gears, catapults, weapons systems, propeller shaft assemblies.
  • Repair of steam turbines, diesels, reduction gear assembly, pump alignments
  • Worked on steam turbines, large reciprocal and centrifugal compressors.
  • Well-qualified in the insulation of the steam dump valve on Steam Turbine.
  • Steam turbine rebuilds bow and sternthruster repair bearing and shaft measurements
  • remove and replace diesel and steam turbine and pump.
  • Installed updated ship components Repaired old ship components Repaired and assembled diesel and steam turbine generators

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30. Auxiliary Equipment

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Here's how Auxiliary Equipment is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed ship machinery & below-deck auxiliary equipment.
  • Installed propelling machinery, auxiliary equipment, pumps, ventilating equipment, generators and steering gear on ships.
  • Conducted maintenance and repairs on hover crafts, propulsion and auxiliary equipment.
  • Repaired auxiliary equipment, internal combustion engines, and distilling plants.
  • Overhauled water pumps, fire pumps, and various auxiliary equipment.
  • Remove auxiliary equipment, motors, engines and pumps.
  • Wheel removal and replace, install auxiliary equipment.
  • Employed to Amee Bay LLC as outside machinist to conduct various shipboard repairs to main propulsion and auxiliary equipment.
  • Evaluate and correct auxiliary equipment such as pumps,compressors and pipe systems.

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31. Defective Parts

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Here's how Defective Parts is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Replace defective parts of machines, adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Replace defective parts and/or adjust clearances and align all moving parts.

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32. SEA Trials

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Here's how SEA Trials is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Assisted in the testing of shipboard machinery pier side and on sea trials.
  • Tested and inspected installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials.
  • Directed and supervised testing during Initial Builders Sea Trials of Submarine Systems.
  • Served on the Firefighting / Damage Control team for Sea Trials and Hurricane Watch at the facility.

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33. Vernier Calipers

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Here's how Vernier Calipers is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Calculated dimensions and tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers to technical specifications.
  • Assisted in precision measuring of clearances using tools such as micrometer and vernier calipers.
  • Measured dimensions of tools using instruments like Vernier calipers and micrometer screw gauge.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Used instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers for accurate measurement.
  • Procured exact measurements of tools using vernier calipers and micrometer.

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34. Repair Parts

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Here's how Repair Parts is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Manufacture of repair parts as per sample, and or blue prints, mechanical drawings, using conventional machine tools.
  • Use machining tools to manufacture and repair parts.
  • Improved organization of repair parts throughout reactor spaces by digitally cataloging and transferring necessary repair parts during maintenance overhauls.
  • Coordinated with international and domestic suppliers to ensure timely delivery of repair parts and accommodate various ships' schedules.
  • Handled custody of all divisional repair parts maintaining 100% accountability during every inventory and turn over.
  • Managed departmental repair parts supply, technical training, and equipment instrumentation calibrations.

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35. Auxiliary Machinery

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Here's how Auxiliary Machinery is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Performed intermediate-level maintenance on main propulsion systems, equipment and auxiliary machinery.
  • Installed, operated and repaired various HVAC/R systems, auxiliary machinery, steam/oil/water systems, food preparation equipment and dishwashers.
  • Provided calibration support for auxiliary machinery ranging from centrifugal chillers and air compressors to pumps and hydraulic lifts.
  • Prepared plans and specifications for modification, installation, or procurement of convention main and auxiliary machinery.
  • Qualified as Chief Machinery Operator, Chief Auxiliary Machinery Operator and Reactor Machinery Operator.
  • Accomplished all maintenance scheduled and unscheduled for all shop test equipment and auxiliary machinery.

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36. Ensure Conformance

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Here's how Ensure Conformance is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Examined products to ensure conformance to quality standards
  • Measured, examined, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance.
  • Identify inspections methods required to ensure conformance or nonconformance of a product in accordance with a documented procedure.
  • Measure and examine completed units in order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as calipers and/or micrometers.
  • Analyzed finished products to ensure effectiveness and detect any possible defects in Nissan Transmissions, and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Measured and examined to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.

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37. Torque Wrenches

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Here's how Torque Wrenches is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Maintained 26 Gauges and Torque Wrenches to ensure proper equipment effectiveness for Motor Driven Fire Pumps.
  • Major ones like torque wrenches and minor ones like crescent wrenches.
  • Gather surveying documents and calibration certificates for torque wrenches and torque multiplier before survey.

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38. Passage Holes

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Here's how Passage Holes is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Lay out passage holes on bulkheads, decks and surfaces for connecting such as shafting and steam lines.

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39. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed repaired parts into equipment and installed new equipment into propulsion plant systems.
  • Install repaired parts into equipment or install new equipment.
  • Defined testing protocols and coordinated with onsite testing agencies to validate installations and ensure proper operation of new equipment.
  • Install new equipment, line shafts with pumps,motors ect.
  • Job duties included preventative/predictive maintenance of printing and binding equipment, new equipment installation, and equipment upgrades.
  • Travel to Miami FL and other airports to start, training and demonstrate all the new equipment for the airport facilities.

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40. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Observe machine operation to determine machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary.
  • Maintained complete records of engineering department activities, including machine operations.
  • Maintained and shared knowledge of equipment, work processes and techniques used for outside machine operations.
  • Ensured proper machine operation by checking set-up of the machine prior to operations.
  • Scheduled machine operations for specific parts, insured timely availability of needed materials, and documented compliance with part specifications.
  • Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compare readings to specifications to detect malfunctions.

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41. Feeler Gauges

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Here's how Feeler Gauges is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Conducted run outs by using the sheave standard bolted to the foundation and feeler gauges and pull testing on re-assembled sheave.
  • Take bearing measurements and clearances using micrometers, feeler gauges and snap gauges before removal and replacement.
  • Lapped main bearings journals to tolerance and measured with feeler gauges also to specifications.

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42. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Experience with Flux Core MIG, solid wire MIG and stick welding carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.
  • Performed MIG and stick welding.
  • Researched and procured Manufacturing and inspection equipment to migrate out sourced machined components in house.
  • Operated Lathe, Shear, Break, Band saw, MIG Welder and 3-axis Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) mill,
  • Train and hold orientations to the new employees especially immigrants from Africa such as Somalis, Sudanese, etc.
  • Planned appropriate sequences a sheet metal or machined part might need, to meet a print s manufacturing specifications.

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43. SEA Valves

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Here's how SEA Valves is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Perform maintenance on sea valves and fire pumps.
  • Installed new cat diesels, sea valves, shafts, shaft bearings, propellers, blades, and rudders.

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44. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Maintained all electrical systems in numerous department spaces.
  • Operate and repair propulsion and electrical systems.

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45. Part Numbers

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Here's how Part Numbers is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Maintain inventory of standard tooling and 175 part numbers and order blanks used for production of tooling.
  • Label packaging properly according to the part numbers and prepare for shipping.
  • Use computer to make part numbers and keep up with material.
  • Verified part numbers and placed parts in appropriate shipping containers.
  • Verified part Numbers and placed parts in appropriate cages
  • Use engraving machine to engrave part numbers on individual parts There were various materials that we used.

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46. Boilers

low Demand
Here's how Boilers is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Worked with boiler department with inspections, cleaning, repairs and hydro-testing the boilers.
  • Rebuild boilers and complete all valve installation of all piping.
  • performed hydrostatic pressure test on heat exchanges valves and boilers high pressure water lancing of boiler tubes
  • Repaired boilers, made weekly reports, completed timesheets, supervised 10 to 15 employees.
  • pipe, boilers, tanks, etc.)
  • Have experience in steam system equipment (steam generators, air ejector condensers, aux air ejector condensers, boilers).

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47. Precision Tools

low Demand
Here's how Precision Tools is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • General ship repair and new ship construction as outside machinist with knowledge of power, measurement and precision tools
  • Worked with precision tools such as calipers and macrometers to ensure the job gets done properly.

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48. Operational Efficiency

low Demand
Here's how Operational Efficiency is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Installed repaired part into equipment and operated equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Tested cylinders for operational efficiency and to prevent future maintenance issues.
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Install Hydraulic rams and controll valves for operation of High pressure hydraulic systems on Submarines Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.

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49. Test Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Test Procedures is used in Outside Machinist jobs:
  • Reviewed work instructions, technical data to identify characteristics critical to product acceptability, and provided inspection and test procedures.
  • Performed complex maintenance and test procedures under supervision.
  • Recorded test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods.
  • Ensured highest level of quality on maintenance procedures, critical parts and materials, and test procedures.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Outside Machinist

Heavy Equipment21.1%
Diesel Engines16.6%
Auxiliary Motors11.3%
Safety Procedures6.8%
Hand Tools5.5%
Reduction Gears5.2%
Shipyard4.9%
Preventative Maintenance2.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Outside Machinist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
16.5%
16.5%
2
2
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
13%
13%
3
3
Auxiliary Motors
Auxiliary Motors
8.8%
8.8%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Reduction Gears
Reduction Gears
4%
4%
7
7
Shipyard
Shipyard
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.2%
2.2%
9
9
Drill Press
Drill Press
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Aircraft Carriers
Aircraft Carriers
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Mechanical Equipment
Mechanical Equipment
2%
2%
12
12
Hydraulic Systems
Hydraulic Systems
2%
2%
13
13
New Construction
New Construction
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Dial Indicators
Dial Indicators
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Shipboard Equipment
Shipboard Equipment
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Repair Machine Tools
Repair Machine Tools
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Naval Vessels
Naval Vessels
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Navy Vessels
Navy Vessels
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Precision Parts
Precision Parts
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Gear Boxes
Gear Boxes
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Engine Room
Engine Room
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Tug Boat
Tug Boat
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Navy Achievement
Navy Achievement
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Coast Guard
Coast Guard
1%
1%
26
26
Osha
Osha
1%
1%
27
27
Heat Exchangers
Heat Exchangers
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Dismantle
Dismantle
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Steam Turbine
Steam Turbine
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Auxiliary Equipment
Auxiliary Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Defective Parts
Defective Parts
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
SEA Trials
SEA Trials
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Vernier Calipers
Vernier Calipers
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Repair Parts
Repair Parts
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Auxiliary Machinery
Auxiliary Machinery
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Ensure Conformance
Ensure Conformance
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Torque Wrenches
Torque Wrenches
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Passage Holes
Passage Holes
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Feeler Gauges
Feeler Gauges
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
MIG
MIG
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
SEA Valves
SEA Valves
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Part Numbers
Part Numbers
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Boilers
Boilers
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Precision Tools
Precision Tools
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Operational Efficiency
Operational Efficiency
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
0.5%
0.5%

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