Perform general maintenance on ship exteriors

Description

Perform maintenance tasks on ship exteriors e.g. cleaning, painting, sanding, fibreglass restoration, varnishing, polishing, finishing, carpentry, etc.

Alternative labels

undertake exterior maintenance activities for vessels
maintain the exteriors of ships
perform general maintenance on the exteriors of ships
undertake exterior maintenance activities for ships
maintain vessel exteriors
ensure maintenance of ship exteriors
ensure exteriors of ships are maintained
carry out general maintenance on ship exteriors
perform general maintenance on vessel exteriors
carry out general maintenance on vessel exteriors
perform maintenance on ship exteriors

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform general maintenance on ship exteriors is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Perform general maintenance on ship exteriors 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.

Fiberglass laminator: Fiberglass laminators mould fiberglass materials to form hulls and boat decks. They read blueprints and use hand and power tools to cut the composite materials. They apply waxes and lacquers, and prepare surfaces for the placement of fiberglass mats. They use resin-saturated fiberglass to bond wood reinforcing strips to cabin structures and decks. They also prepare materials exposing those to the right temperature. They check finished products for defects and make sure they comply with the specifications.

Transport equipment painter: Transport equipment painters use painting machines and hand tools to coat individual parts and to paint the surface of all types of transport equipment such as cars, buses, boats, aircraft, motorcycles and railway cars. They prepare the surface of the pieces for the paint and apply the coaat. Transport equipment painters can perform industrial painting or individual customisation. They may also remove or repair painting errors such as scratches.
 

 


 

References

  1. Perform general maintenance on ship exteriors – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022