Direct or participate in the preparation of equipment for mothballing.
What does a Marine Equipment Preservation Inspector do?
Directs or participates in preparation of equipment, such as naval guns and other ordnance materiel for mothballing: Inspects materiel for condition to determine feasibility of storage, type of preservative application required, and degree of dismantling necessary. Identifies materiel and parts according to knowledge of equipment function and comparison with catalog specifications to select preservative treatment best suited to each piece of equipment. Ascertains condition to determine need for scraping, washing, brushing, or other treatment preparatory to storage. Directs or assists in moistureproofing of materiel, using preservative agents applied by brushing, spraying, or dipping.