Rubber and Plastics Worker

Inspect, repair, replace, and modify equipment aboard submarines.
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What do Rubber and Plastics Workers do?

Inspects, repairs, replaces, and modifies soundproofing and sweat proofing equipment aboard drydocked or moored submarines: Inspects submarines to detect hazards or malfunctions. Replaces worn or defective rubber and plastic items, such as grommets. Sprays soundproofing material on internal submarine walls, using compressor. Affixes neoprene sheets to submarine walls. Shapes and finishes plastic and rubber items, using handsaws, sanders, grinders, or drill presses.


Should I be a Rubber and Plastics Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    Rubber and Plastics Worker

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