Assessment OICEW-8-2A

Centrifugal pump maintenance

Assessed in EN-2111 Auxiliary Machinery II


Aboard ship or in workshop, given a centrifugal pump and other equipment, manuals and specifications needed to complete the task.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Disassemble centrifugal pump

Inspect all parts for wear and deterioration

Check the following:

  • packing, or seals
  • gasket
  • impeller wear
  • shaft bearings

Repair centrifugal pump

Replace parts as necessary to bring pump to manufacturers specifications

Reassemble centrifugal pump

Replace and adjust seals/gaskets as necessary

Test centrifugal pump

Operate under load and inspect for abnormalities

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintenance and repair of shipboard machinery and equipment

C2.3 Maintenance and repair, such as dismantling, adjustment and reassembling of machinery and equipment

Centrifugal pump maintenance

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00