Ship Fitter (478) Enlisted Personnel

Prepares templates and lay-outs for special forms, such as plates and foundations of ship's hull.
Marks rivet holes to be punched or drilled. Assembles plates, bottom frames, side frames, and brackets for bilge and decks, watertight and non-watertight floors, bulkheads, clips for the vertical keel, longitudinal stringers, and brackets. Regulates and secures all plate units in position for bolting and welding.
Equipment used includes T-square, framing square, tin shears, hacksaw, chalk, and soapstone.

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