Rubber and Plastics Worker

Inspect, repair, replace, and modify equipment aboard submarines.

What does a Rubber and Plastics Worker do?

Inspects, repairs, replaces, and modifies soundproofing and sweat proofing equipment aboard drydocked or moored submarines: Inspects submarines to detect hazards or malfunctions. Replaces worn or defective rubber and plastic items, such as grommets. Sprays soundproofing material on internal submarine walls, using compressor. Affixes neoprene sheets to submarine walls. Shapes and finishes plastic and rubber items, using handsaws, sanders, grinders, or drill presses.