Adjust tightness of engine parts


Tighten or unscrew engine parts using hand and power tools; maintenance of tubing, casing and connecting rods.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Adjust tightness of engine parts is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Diesel engine mechanic: Diesel engine mechanics repair and maintain all types of diesel engines. They use hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools to diagnose trouble, disassemble engines, and to examine and exchange parts of defect and excessive wear.
Aircraft gas turbine engine overhaul technician: Aircraft gas turbine engine overhaul technicians perform overhaul, maintenance and repair work on gas turbine engines. They disassemble, inspect, clean, repair and reassemble the engines using engine-specific tooling.
Roustabout: Roustabouts maintain and repair oil field equipment and machinery using hand and power tools. They do general labor, such as cleaning, digging trenches, scraping and painting rig components.

Optional skill

Adjust tightness of engine parts is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Rotating equipment mechanic: Rotating equipment mechanics are responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance activities for rotating equipment such as turbines, compressors, engines, and pumps. They ensure the availability and integrity of the installed systems and equipment in terms of safety and reliability.
Vehicle technician: Vehicle technicians inspect, test and maintain vehicles, motorcycles, engine tune-ups and tyre replacements. They repair engine failures, lube replacements. Vehicle technicians replace vehicle components and evaluate warranty options.





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Last updated on September 20, 2022