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Maintenance Mechanic

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc.
Industries
O*Net Code
49-9041.00
Rapids Code
0308
Req. Hours
7100
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 60 total skills
Job Orientation - 400 req. hrs
Plant rules, regulations, safety policy
Plant layout, such as first aid facilities, locker rooms, cafeteria, offices, etc.
Familiarization with location, purpose and nomenclature of production equipment and machines
Use of hand tools such as drills, taps, files etc.
Good housekeeping, storing of tools and equipment, stock and spare parts
Drill Press - 500 req. hrs
Construction and operation of machine
Methods of job setup
Drilling, reaming, boring, spot facing
Counter boring, countersinking
Use of templates, jigs and fixtures
Drill grinding
Care and maintenance of machine
Safety instructions
Shaper - 500 req. hrs
Construction and operation of machine
Methods of job setup
Simple shaper vise work
Shaper table work
Cutting keyways, tongue and groove
Grinding tool bits
Care and maintenance of machine
Safety instructions
Lathe - 600 req. hrs
Construction and operation of machine
Setting up for chuck work
Drilling, reaming, boring, turning, cutoff
Turning on centers
Face plate work
Thread turning and chasing
Taper work
Use of all attachments and tools
Care and maintenance of machine
Safety instructions
Milling Machine - 1000 req. hrs
Construction and operation of machine
Methods of job set-up
Proper selection and mounting of cutter
Plain milling
Angle and vertical milling rotary table and dividing head work
Cutting keyways
Milling angles and radii with angular and form cutters
Gang and end milling
Grinders - 600 req. hrs
Construction and operation of machine
Proper selection and mounting of wheels
Wheel dressing
Methods of job set-up
Grinding parallel, square, contour and angular surfaces
Care and maintenance of machine
Safety instructions
Rigging and Climbing - 1500 req. hrs
Safe practices and safety precautions
Erection of scaffolding
Use of slings, hitches, pulleys and block and chain hoists
Miscellaneous equipment
General Building Maintenance - 1000 req. hrs
Preventative maintenance and repair to plant heating and cooling system
Maintenance of ventilating equipment
Minor electrical trouble shooting, lamp and fuse replacement, rewiring, installing fixtures.
Maintenance and repair to plant air compressors, dust collectors, air and water lines and related appurtenances
Rough carpentry work in connection with building maintenance
Safety instructions
Machinery Repair - 1000 req. hrs
Inspection and adjustments to all machine tools
Dismantling and replacement of broken or worn parts of all plant machine tools
Maintenance and repair of all pneumatic tooling and hydraulically operated machines
Miscellaneous assignments in line with preventative maintenance schedule

Technical Instruction

Blueprint Reading, Sketching, Drawing, and Technical Documentation - 60 req. hrs
Basic blueprint reading, sketching, and drawing
Reading, interpreting, and writing technical documentation
Related mathematics - 60 req. hrs
Fundamental math for mechanics
Formula solutions for problems in the mechanical trades
Science and Mechanics - 80 req. hrs
Basic physics and mechanics
Basic metallurgy
Mechanical Technology - 326 req. hrs
Basic hand tool operations
Precision measurement
Basic machine operations
Turning, milling, and grinding
Disassembly and inspection techniques
Assembly, adjustment, and set-up techniques
Basic welding and heat treatment
Safety and First Aid - 30 req. hrs
Basic industrial safety and OSHA
First aid and machine trade safety

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