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 80 Hours 3 Credits
O682 Industrial Measurement - Trades Processing 80 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.