Assessment OICEW-8-2C

Gear pump maintenance

Assessed in EN-2231 Sea Term II: Marine Engineering


Aboard ship or in workshop, given a gear 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 gear pump

Inspect all parts for wear and deterioration

Check the following clearances:

  • end plate
  • radial
  • shaft bearings

Repair gear pump

Replace parts as necessary to bring pump to manufacturers specifications

Reassemble gear pump

Replace and adjust seals/gaskets 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

Gear pump maintenance

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00