Assessment OICEW-8-2H

Routine maintenance compressed air system

Assessed in EN-2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering


Aboard ship or in workshop, given access to a compressed air system and other equipment needed to complete the task.

Performance Requirements

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

Check operating air compressors

Check operating pressure

Check compressor lubrication

Add oil, if required

Check belts, if installed

Check operation of pressure switch, if installed

Identify and Maintain associated air receivers

Blow down sufficiently to remove accumulated moisture

Check receiver pressure

Identify and Maintain air dryer

Blow down, as necessary

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

Routine maintenance compressed air system

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00