Outside Machinist Helper

Assist Outside Machinists in installing ship machineries.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Outside Machinist Helpers do?

Assists MACHINIST, OUTSIDE in installing ship machinery, such as motors, pumps, ventilating equipment and steering gear: Drills holes in foundations in specified places for anchoring machinery, using portable, powered drills. Assists in moving and leveling machinery, using portable jacks, as directed. Bolts equipment to deck and attaches fuel, cooling, or lubricating lines as directed, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be an Outside Machinist Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Machinist Helper, Marine, Machinist Helper, Outside

    How to Become an
    Outside Machinist Helper

    Most Outside Machinist Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9paaaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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