Marine Mechanic
Rogers, MN US / Saint Cloud, MN US
Posted 65 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Marine Mechanic

Job Purpose:
Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline powered outboard, inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  • Disassemble and inspect motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.
  • Mount motors to boats and operate boats at various speeds on waterways to conduct operational tests.
  • Start motors, and monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning such as smoke, excessive vibration, and misfiring.
  • Document inspection and test results, and work performed or to be performed.
  • Replace parts such as gears, piston rings, and spark plugs, and reassemble engines.
  • Idle motors and observe thermometers to determine the effectiveness of cooling systems.
  • Set starter locks, and align and repair steering or throttle controls, using gauges, screwdrivers, and wrenches.
  • Adjust carburetor mixturesnand timing while motors are running in water-filled test tanks.
  • Repair engine mechanical equipment.
  • Inspect and repair or adjust propellers and propeller shafts.
  • Repair or rework parts, using machine tools such as lathes, mills, drills, and grinders.
  • Adjust generators and replace faulty wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons.
  • Operate and understand manufacturer’s diagnostic equipment

Experience and Education: 

  • At least 2 Years Marine Tech schooling
  • 2+ years industry experience

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Tools/Technology Required:

  • Own tools necessary for troubleshooting / repairing


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
We are offering the following: Competitive wages, Health Insurance / Dental, 401K
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
2+ years
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