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Marine Technician

Posted: 05/09/2024

Full-time

We are currently recruiting a top individual with the right background in the marine repair industry to join our award- winning service department. Will train the right candidate out of the ag or automotive industry to become marine certified. Besides being extremely clean work, marine technicians are compensated well. Marine technicians certified in Mercury and Yamaha earn $65,000 to $80,000 a year and a great benefit package.  Details available during interview. Your schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and some Saturdays 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Primary Duties
  • Diagnose a wide variety of issues on new and used boats, motors, and trailers while utilizing computer diagnostics and old-fashioned intuition. Complete proper documentation for each work assignment.
  • Become marine certified.
  • Be comfortable using a wide range of shop tools and equipment.
  • Maintain cutting-edge knowledge of marine diagnostic technology.
  • Repair and rig a variety of boats including outboards, sterndrives, and inboards, as well as trailers.
  • Perform routine services and inspections.
  • Reports to the Service Manager any problems that may be detected when servicing customer’s equipment so the Service Manager can contact the customer directly.
  • To do the assigned work as efficiently as possible to satisfactory completion.
  • To work well with other techs in a team environment.
  • Furnish personal hand tools. (Special tools are provided by the company).
  • Assist in the set-up and testing of new boats. Drive boats to pit and test.
  • Complete winterizations and summarizations.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Be a problem solver and be willing to tackle anything – Be able to work independently and efficiently.
  • Is supervised by the Service Manager and cooperates to meet service objectives as determined by Service Manager and management.
Work Requirements
  • High School education or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in mechanical or parts in boat, automotive, or agriculture industries required.
  • Frequently required to bend, stoop, crouch, reach, handle tools, and use both hands.
  • Frequently lift 40-50 lbs. and assist in lifting 50-80 lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to frequently enter and exit vehicles/boats.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Management, co-workers, and customers.
  • Ability to work both indoors and outside.
  • Completion of schooling required by Mercury or other vendors to stay up to date on specific operations. (Certified Technicians, Certified Master Technicians…).
  • Ability to work in the United States for any employer (required).

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