Assessment OICEW-8-2D

Inspect valve manifold

Assessed in EN-2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering


Aboard ship or in workshop, given a piping diagram and other equipment needed to complete the task.

Performance Requirements

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

Lockout/tagout valve manifold

Identify contents of pipe

Isolate pipe section

Relieve pressure and drain section

Use tools to open up piping for inspection


  • combination wrenches
  • socket sets
  • other tools as necessary

Inspect and Clean pipe and manifold

Dismantle flanges

Inspect interior of pipe

Clean and prepare joints for reassembly

Use tools and proper joint materials to close up piping system


  • combination wrench
  • socket set
  • torque wrench
  • gasket cutter
  • hole punch

Test system to identify leaks

Perform hydrostatic test for leakage

Prove joint leak free

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

Inspect valve manifold

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00