Shop Maintenance Mechanic (341) Enlisted Personnel

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, machine tools, and other related shop equipment in a military machine shop, repair shop, or other maintenance center.
Makes regular inspection of shop machinery and equipment to determine operating conditions of machinery and equipment, making such adjustments and minor repairs as are necessary to maintain production efficiency. Performs major repairs on malfunctioning or damaged equipment by dismantling, disassembling, and repairing or replacing worn, damaged, or defective parts. Repairs such machines and shop equipment as engine lathes, planers, milling machines, boring machines, shapers, drill presses, overhead and monorail cranes, welding equipment, power-transmission belting, pulleys and pulley shafts, and other related equipment.
May operate one or more of the machine tools in making repairs and when fabricating replacement parts not found in stock.
Uses mechanic's hand tools and micrometers, gauges, engine lather, power hack saw, drill press, and grinders.
Must be able to interpret blueprints including manufacturer's procedures manuals and diagrams.

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