7006 — Preservation Servicing*
This standard is used to grade the nonsupervisory work involved in preserving mechanical and metal items, and large, powered mechanical systems, vehicles, craft, and weapons against corrosion, deterioration, and similar damage, and performing related disassembly and assembly. Fighter planes, combat tanks, automobiles, ships, trucks, engineering equipment, engines, transmissions, weapons and combustion powered generators are examples of the mechanical equipment processed. The work covered typically requires:
- knowledge of various types and uses of preservatives which protect metal and material against corrosion and deterioration;
- skill in applying preservatives using specialized equipment and processes;
- ability to partly disassemble and assemble a variety of mechanical systems or equipment; and
- ability to learn and precisely follow a variety of detailed processing instructions, and, at some levels, use judgment in planning work sequences and selecting processes.