A. Basic Purpose and Function:
This hands-on job involves installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining diesel engines and equipment. Work is performed in shops and (primarily) on-board customer vessels.
B. Skills and Qualifications:
• Applied knowledge of engine design and operation.
• Applied knowledge of marine applications and propulsion systems.
• Moderate knowledge of engine diagnostics and troubleshooting skills.
• Ability to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs as directed.
• Applied knowledge of electrical/electronic systems maintenance and repair.
• Applied knowledge of control systems configuring and operation.
• Ability to perform engine/component tests and record measurements.
• Ability to travel frequently (>70%) 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 move up to 85 pounds.
• Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) internally and externally.
• User-level 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 before employment).
C. Education, Certifications and Experience:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• A minimum of five (5) years experience as an engine mechanic or comparable role is required.
• A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in marine applications is required.
• Current ASE Certification - A1 Engine Repair or the ability to obtain.
• Current ASE Certification - A9/H2/S2/T2 Diesel Engines or the ability to obtain.
D. Major Responsibilities (Functions/Duties):
• Installs, maintains, diagnoses, repairs, and overhauls marine diesel engines and 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.
• Compliance with all FMSNA policies and procedures and 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.
• Is accountable for timely and accurate expense management, including labor charging and material usage.
• Performs other duties as directed by management.