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Master Mechanic

Basic Purpose and Function: This is a hands-on job that involves leading a small team of mechanics to perform installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of diesel engines and related equipment. Work is performed in shop and (primarily) on-board customer vessels Skills and Qualifications: • Ability to lead a diverse team to execute physically and mentally challenging tasks in a stressful and uncomfortable environment. • Ability to perform managerial and administrative tasks including work planning, scheduling, budgeting, and reporting. • Advanced knowledge of engine design and operation. • Advanced knowledge of marine applications and propulsion systems. • Advanced knowledge of engine diagnostics and troubleshooting skills. • Ability to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs without supervision. • Advanced knowledge of electrical/electronic systems maintenance and repair. • Advanced knowledge of control systems configuring and operation. • Ability to perform engine/component tests and record measurements. • Ability to travel frequently (>70%) both domestically and internationally. • Ability to work on seaborn vessels and in uncomfortable working environments for extended hours. • Regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in confined spaces. • Ability to lift and/or move up to 85 pounds. • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) internally and externally. • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, and other related PC functions and programs. • Ability to comprehend technical drawings and specifications. • Willingness to work overtime as required. • Ability to perform under duress from strict deadlines, with limited resources. • Maintains an active state-issued driver’s license. • Must be a U.S. citizen or legally allowed to work in the United States. • Maintains personal supply of mechanical hand tools per FMS required tool inventory (to be provided prior to employment). Education, Certifications and Experience: • High school diploma or GED required. • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as an engine mechanic or comparable role, required. • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in marine applications, required. • Current ASE Certification - L2 Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist or the ability to obtain. • Must complete First Line Supervisor and Manager training as directed by Management. Major Responsibilities (Functions/Duties): • Leads a team of mechanics that performs installation, maintenance, diagnosis, repair and overhaul of marine diesel engines and related equipment. • Mentors/trains junior-level mechanics. • Champions quality assurance and continuous improvements. • Produces written and electronic reports containing inspection data, measurements, failure information, and other job-related results. • Performs tasks prescribed by work package procedure, schedule, and quality standards according to the project statement of work. • Complies with all FMS policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations. • Responsible for the proper use, maintenance, and cleanliness of company and customer-furnished equipment and facilities. • Acts as a professional representative of FMS particularly when interacting and communicating with customers and industry counterparts. • Is accountable for timely and accurate expense management including labor charging and material usage. • Performs other duties as directed by management. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.