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Marine Technician 3 - Certified

Company: Marine Services Group
Location: La Conner
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSEMarine Technician 3 - Certified, is classified as someone with at least (3) years' experience within a boatyard and has been accredited with at least one Association like ABYC or OEM Manufacture certification. As an experienced level technician your main area of focus will be preventative maintenance, repair removal or replacement of vessel engines, gas, or diesel, inboard or outboard, equipment like generators or davits and/or systems like thrusters, fresh water, or refrigeration. You will sea trial your completed work and be accountable for the quality control of your work. As an MT3 you will provide support to the MT4 positions and as a certified technician in a specialty area, you may be called upon to assist with diagnosing failed equipment or estimating various repairs. You will also serve as mentor to the MT1 and MT2 positions and provide feedback and evaluations to your Supervisor about their progression of their knowledge.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAverage % of Time

  • 50% - Production. Depending on your certification and your field of experience, this position is a billable roll in the duties of vessel engine, equipment and systems preventative maintenance, repair, removal, or replacement as needed. You will follow in your training and ensure all work is within code of ABYC and USCG standards. You will review and test engines and systems upon repair to ensure they are operating at optimal performance. You will provide additional feedback to customers about additional deficiencies found and future repair plans. You will clean up after all your work to ensure the vessel is cleaner then when it came in and you will quality control check all the completed work of yourself as well as any MT1 or MT2 being mentored during the project prior to the boat launching or departing the vessel in water. You will be expected to communicate patiently, effectively, and efficiently with the customer via written RO communications, in person or via a phone conference about the repairs and possible future maintenance options.
    • 20% - Support. In most cases, triage and diagnoses will be completed by the Service Manager and or MT3 positions and a repair plan will be in place with a parts list by the time you receive an RO. In times of high demand, you will be called upon to help support the Service Manager with estimates that fall within your field of experience by pulling together a bill of materials needed for the job or to calculate hours needed for service or repairs. You will aid the MT4 role on larger repair jobs where you will gain exposure and further experience in anticipation of future growth. Participate on sea trials of your own work as well as MT4 work and provide feedback to the operation of the equipment being tested while under load.
      • 20% - Bottom Painting & Anodes. Bottom painting is generally completed by MT1 and MT2 positions however as demand outgrows available resources, an MT3 will assume bottom painting roles as needed. You will receive a high level of training on proper procedures in preparing a boat for bottom paint, appropriate scuff levels or how to strip entirely if needed and how to apply barrier coat and/or bottom paint as needed if not already trained.
        • 5% - Mentorship. As an MT3 you have experience and knowledge that our MT1's and MT2's do not possess yet. Being able to grow from within is vital to our success and provides a growth path for our employees. You will be expected to mentor and train MT1 & MT2 employees and utilize them in your repair work when a second hand is needed. You will coordinate these times with your manager to keep to current schedule. You will be expected to treat MT1's & MT2's with respect and communicate with them patiently, effectively and efficiently while teaching them proper technique and industry standards.
          • 5% - Housekeeping & Maintenance. It is every employee's responsibility to provide a safe and clean work environment. You will be expected to clean up after your work as well as deeper cleans to the boatyard, shop, parts room, and office as needed. You will be called upon during our off season to service our internal equipment like shop vehicles, forklifts, and equipment.Marine Services Group is committed to fully educating its employees and ensuring a career path of growth. MSG will cover all costs associated with attaining ABYC, NMEA, MEI or OEM certifications that you wish to attain. Zero cost to you, fully paid while attending courses and testing so no loss of income.

Keywords: Marine Services Group, Bellingham , Marine Technician 3 - Certified, Engineering , La Conner, Washington

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