Basic Purpose and Function:
This is a hands-on job that involves 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:
Awareness of engine design and operation.
Awareness of marine applications and propulsion systems.
Ability to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs as directed.
Awareness of electrical/electronic systems maintenance and repair.
Ability to perform engine/component tests and record measurements.
Ability to travel frequently (>50%) 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.
Basic 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 FMSNA required tool inventory (to be provided prior to employment).
Education, Certifications and Experience:
High school diploma or GED required.
A minimum of one (1) years of experience as an engine mechanic or comparable role, required.
Major Responsibilities (Functions/Duties):
Assists with installation, maintenance, repair and overhaul of marine diesel engines and related equipment.
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 FMSNA 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 FMSNA particularly when interacting and communicating with customers and industry counterparts.
Accountable for timely and accurate expense management including labor charging and material usage.
Performs other duties as directed by management.
As a reminder, all FMSNA employees whose job duties require regular travel must receive the COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by the Human Resources Department. Employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the human resources department to begin the interactive accommodation process. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause FMSNA undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veterans/Disabled