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Marine Equipment Operator - Yard Laborer

Hodgdon Shipbuilding | Southport, ME

Hodgdon Shipbuilding
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Marine Mechanic

Job Summary: Marine Mechanic position includes but is not limited to repair and service on all types of marine engines, both gasoline and diesel, with a strong emphasis on diesel inboard and generator applications. Stern drive, outboard experience is also preferred.

Major Responsibilities/Activities: Duties include commissioning/decommissioning, troubleshooting and repair of water systems, engines, refrigeration systems, AC and DC heating/cooling systems, electrical systems and heads. Provide estimates for system upgrades and repairs typical to marine systems. Ability to research in catalogs, on-line, through dealer port holes and service/parts manuals and computer sources is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Extensive experience with marine engines, electronics and boat systems.

  • Experience in diesel engines and aspects of yachts systems onboard vessels up to 65’ is preferred.

  • Must have strong attention to detail and maintain cleanliness on projects both during and upon completion.

  • Must be able to work independently and have high quality work ethic.

  • Must be a self-starter, able to manage projects on your own and have excellent customer service skills with the ability to effectively communicate directly with customers and service managers.

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoors most of the time

  • Occasional extreme indoor and outdoor temperatures.

  • Occasional exposure to extreme heights.

  • Rare exposure to adverse ventilation conditions where use of a respirator will be required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Flexibility to work in the standing, squatting, or kneeling position, as well as reaching overhead with occasional twisting and bending while performing any of the above tasks.

  • Stair and ladder climbing is required.

  • Ability to work in small spaces.

  • Minimal lifting required above 50 lbs.

Additional Comments:

  • Schedule is Monday-Thursday from 6am to 430pm.

  • Spring, Fall and from time to time it may be necessary to work additional shifts or on weekends.

  • Must work as part of a team.

  • Must be punctual.

Education Requirements:  Some level of American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) certification and/or any manufacturer training preferred.
Essential Mental Functions: Contact with customers is often necessary and therefore employees are expected to be courteous and follow uniform rules. Customers may not direct employees to perform any unauthorized work; all additions to any work orders must be done through the office of the Service Team.

To apply please send resume to:  Diane Hammond, Human Resource Manager, Hodgdon Yachts, Inc., P.O. Box 505, East Boothbay, ME 04544 or email to:

Posted On: 2019-05-06 06:30:17
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: General Labor, Marine Industries
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
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