Pinnacle Services, LLC

Marine Mechanic

VI-Christiansted
Category
Craft Skilled

Overview

“PINNACLE SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 

This position is responsible for repairing the electrical and mechanical equipment of boat and ship engines. This person will work on small boats and tug vessels.

Responsibilities

  • Perform repair work on marine engines using hand and power tools along with technical manuals, according to the Limetree Bay Terminal Facility.
  • Inspect and test engine equipment to pinpoint problems.
  • Maintain portable outboard engines of small boats, inboard-outboard engines of somewhat larger boats, or the very powerful diesel engines of the largest vessels.
  • Replace parts such as gears and spark plugs and additionally can address problems involving boat steering mechanisms or propellers.
  • Purchase necessary supplies, tools and equipment parts.
  • Create needed engine replacement parts such as bolts or valves using metal working equipment.
  • Draft reports highlighting needed boat repairs.
  • Contribute efforts to keep work areas clean and tidy and assist as necessary in projects assigned to Marine Department.
  • The above is a summary of responsibilities for this position and there may be other responsibilities and duties assigned by management.

Qualifications

Education

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Technical School Certification in Marine Technology, preferred.
  • Willingness to take additional educational courses necessary to advance towards a USCG engineering license.

Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in the maintenance and repair of boat/vessel engines.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Pay strong attention to detail is a requirement.
  • Must be responsible and careful in their work to prevent injuries and equipment damage.
  • Must be analytical and good at solving problems.
  • Must have solid manual dexterity, have good hand-eye coordination and be physically fit.
  • Must be self-directed, organized and able to train new mechanics as well, and must have solid repair skills.
  • Marine mechanics must have solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Applicable Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, handle noise levels, be comfortable with kneeling, climb ladders, push and pull, reach overhead, operate hand tools, stoop and squat, wear breathing apparatus, enter marine confined spaces and utilize all necessary personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to twist and turn their bodies often and must be open to working outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50 % (domestic and international), work extended hours, nights, rotating shifts, and holidays when required.
  • Ability to obtain, or currently possess, a valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC).

Applicants selected will be subject to a background check. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment, drug and alcohol testing and job-appropriate medical testing.


Class: Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $23.00 - $25.00

 

 

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