Marine Mechanic

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on passenger ferries, tug, and barge during scheduled down periods or in an emergency.  Services and rebuilds diesel engines, removes props and shafts, repairs and reinstalls and paints boats in accordance with established schedule.

Operates all equipment involved in the performance of engine rebuilds, shaft and prop replacement. Operates major equipment and monitors its performance to determine causes of trouble or potential problems.  May operate vessels on water to test repairs and diagnose problems.

Maintains inventory of repair parts and supplies and purchases required parts to conform to inventory standards under the authority of the Head Marine Mechanic.

Utilizes the marine maintenance system, prepares and records maintenance reports on each vessel when problems are identified and work performed.

Responds to after hours emergency calls for repairs to all vessels as required .

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists Coast Guard in inspections of vessels
  • Performs other related work as required.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from a high school or equivalent.  Supplemented by vocational training in motor repair, diesel engines or related area and two years of mechanical repair experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience to provide the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT(S)

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

Requires the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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