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Internal Combustion Engine Inspector

Inspect internal combustion engines after test for conformance.

What does an Internal Combustion Engine Inspector do?

Inspects internal combustion engines after test for conformance to blueprints and specifications, using measuring instruments and handtools: Reviews performance test report and compares log data, such as temperature, lubrication compression, horsepower, fuel consumption, and manifold pressure with specifications. Signs inspection tag to release engines from test floor or analyzes data to locate assemblies and parts not functioning according to specifications. Measures dimensions of disassembled parts and assemblies, such as pistons, cylinder liners, valves, bearings, shafts, governors, injectors, or carburetors, and clearances between moving and stationary parts, using scale, micrometers, special tools, and gauging setups. Compares measurements with specifications to locate faulty parts. Records findings and notifies supervisor of results of inspection. May inspect incoming materials for conformance with specifications. May disassemble engines during inspection process. May supervise crating and shipping of engines to consignees. May be designated according to type of engine inspected as Diesel-Engine Inspector; Gasoline-Engine Inspector.