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Aluminum Boat Inspector

Inspect aluminum boats and canoes to detect leaks.

What does an Aluminum Boat Inspector do?

Inspects aluminum boats and canoes to detect leaks, using water-test tank: Lifts and places boat in test tank with aid of other workers. Positions bow and stern of boat under hydraulic ram. Presses lever to activate ram that pushes and holds boat down in water of tank. Inspects rivets to detect leaks and marks leaking areas, using crayon. Tightens or replaces leaking rivets, using rivet gun. Records number of boats inspected and repairs required on worksheet.