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Lead Outboard Mechanic

Company: Safe Harbor Marinas
Location: North Kingstown
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

It's a great time to join the Safe Harbor Family!Text CAREERS to (888) 248-7177We are looking for a talented and experienced outboard marine mechanic to help manage and grow our service department. We are a fast growing and large Mercury/MerCrusier outboard, sterndrive and inboard Service Center, as well as a Suzuki outboard dealer, located in North Kingstown RI. You will be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of our customers boats, engines and mechanical systems as well as working to develop the less experienced techs. An excellent lead mechanic must have great attention to detail and help develop a culture based around customer service, a high quality of work, and adherence to safety procedures. They must be able to work with specific marine equipment and tools as well as follow all safety precautions and management instructions.ResponsibilitiesDiagnosis and repair boat engines, systems or mechanical components according to requirementsWork with the less experienced techs to help ensure a high level of serviceInspect outboards, inboards and sterndrive engines and, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issuesConduct repairs aiming for maximum reliabilityTroubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely mannerPerform thorough maintenance on customer as well as yard owned machinery, equipment and systemsClean and apply lubricants to machinery componentsReplenish fluids and components of engines and machineryProvide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to management and vessel usersUndertake other marine and boat related duties as assignedKeep logs of work and report on issuesSkillsProven experience as Mercury or Suzuki Certified Marine Mechanic.We will provide training.Excellent knowledge of marine engines, electrical and other systems and their componentsAptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelinesVery good communication skillsA problem-solving abilityHigh school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or Mercury University is a definite plusSafety and Environmental ResponsibilitiesFollow SHM Safety and Environmental rules and complete required related training.Wear proper personal protective equipment (may include safety glasses, gloves, life jackets and/or hard hats) as required for the task or work area.Report all accidents, injuries, spills and near misses immediately.Technical and Physical RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent preferredTechnical school training preferred5 years' experience preferredABYC and/or manufacturer certifications preferredAbility to ascend and descend a ladderMust carry own toolsAbility to work in confined spacesAbility to lift 50 poundsBasic boat handling skills preferredExperience with both gas and diesel engines preferredMinimum Soft Skill QualificationsEagerness to engage in a growing, fast paced, and industry-leading companyConsistently treats others with dignity and respectGenuinely serves others with humility and a positive attitudeFrequently demonstrates a bias toward actionAlways communicates effectively and courteously with fellow teammates and membersContinuously follows policies and procedures while seeking out new and better ways of accomplishing dutiesShows resolve and overcomes difficulties in a positive and productive mannerGladly provides responsive, and high level of service to our teammates and membersEagerly puts forth the extra effort to accomplish dutiesAdapts quickly and efficiently to changing priorities in order to meet teammate or member needsThe CompanySafe Harbor Marinas, LLC (SHM) is the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world. As a fast-growing company, SHM cultivates a team dynamic of passionate individuals led by the sharpest minds in the industry in order to serve the vibrant boating community that encompasses the SHM network. SHM teammates are committed to thinking critically, providing outstanding service and building relationships with all that we serve. SHM offers professional education and training opportunities and the chance to work with - and learn from - highly experienced professionals in the marine industry. In addition, SHM offers eligible employees healthcare benefits, 401(k) plans, paid time off, and relocation opportunities. #techniciancareersSafe Harbor Marinas provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Safe Harbor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Additional disclosures available at https://shmarinas.com/hr-disclosures/.

Keywords: Safe Harbor Marinas, Warwick , Lead Outboard Mechanic, Engineering , North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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