Boat Works is currently seeking a full-time marine technician. Marine technicians are responsible for troubleshooting, evaluating and performing repair work on marine engines, boats and trailers using hand and power tools along with technical manuals. These individuals also must regularly inspect and test engine and boat equipment to pinpoint problems. The engines they maintain can be small boats’ portable outboard engines or large boats' inboard-outboard engines.
Paying strong attention to detail is a requirement for a marine technician. These individuals must be responsible and careful in their work to prevent injuries and equipment damage. Marine technicians also must be analytical and good at solving problems. They additionally should have solid manual dexterity, have good hand-eye coordination and be physically fit. These individuals must be self-directed, organized and should have solid repair skills. In addition, marine mechanics must have solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and have basic computer skills.
The ability to stand for long periods is important for marine technicians. Marine technicians should be able to handle high noise levels and be comfortable with kneeling, stooping and working in cramped and uncomfortable positions at times. They also should be prepared to twist and turn their bodies often and must be open to working outdoors in various weather conditions at times.
Experience with marine propulsion systems is desired although not required. Non-experienced technicians will be considered if they possess strong technical skills and problem-solving capabilities and can prove dexterity in their work during a trial period. Guidance and direction are readily available but strong work performance and self-leadership is the responsibility of the employee.
Basic hand tools and some job-specific tools are required for this position.
Boat Works provides a comfortable and stable work atmosphere with competitive salaries, benefits and bonus plans. Pay plans are competitive and will be based on current applicant’s experience and their overall job performance and allow the potential for growth through efficiency, quality and overall job performance. All skill levels will be considered and training/internships are available to the correct individual.