Dimensional Control Technician
Apprentices selected for this program will perform comprehensive industrial measurement surveys of the ship and in-process manufactured structures and components. DC apprentices will utilize industrial measurement equipment for precision setting, alignment, and calibration of structures, weapon systems, machinery, and propulsion systems. DC apprentices will also develop accuracy control plans to predict and reduce the variability of fabricated, machined, and assembled products through the interim stages of the shipbuilding and manufacturing process.
O681 Industrial Measurement - Instrumentation 360 Hours 11 Credits
O682 Industrial Measurement - Processing 75 Hours 3 Credits
X421 Introduction to Pipefitting 20 Hours 1 Credit
X422 Blueprint Reading Fundamentals and Procedures 20 Hours 1 Credit
X431 Machinery Installation Theory 40 Hours 3 Credits
Apprentices selected for the Advanced Optional Programs will spend about two years on the waterfront and the remainder of the apprenticeship in the optional program for which they are selected. Criteria for selection include academic grades, craft performance, attendance, personal interest, and aptitude for the work.