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Yard Inspector

Examine various units of vessels during construction.

What does a Yard Inspector do?

Examines various units of vessels during construction for faulty work quality and compliance with blueprint specifications and Navy standards, using measuring tools: Inspects welded joints for specified fusion. Examines structural units to determine that frames, plates, and foundations are assembled, according to blueprint specifications. Examines installation of machinery and gear, checking on alignment and operation. Checks installation and operation of electrical wiring and equipment. Examines piping and sheet metal work. Supervises tests on tanks, pipes, and bulkheads.