Company: The Hinckley Company
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 15, 2023
Hinckley has been building and servicing America's finest yachts
since 1928. Today, Hinckley builds highly innovative, power and
sailing yachts from 29 to 76 feet under the Hinckley, Hinckley
Sport Boat, Hunt, and Morris brands. Hinckley Yacht Services offers
a network of 9 full-service yacht yards from Maine to Florida. Our
talented team members work on any make or model yacht and are proud
to deliver the highest level of service in the industry. We are
always seeking tradespeople with a strong work ethic who are
willing to support the best team in the business.
We are seeking Marine Mechanics to join our team in Ft Myers, FL.
Hinckley offers competitive wages, training and full benefits,
including medical, dental, vision, 401k with an employer match, and
paid time off. Our expanding network of service yards allows you
the opportunity of upward mobility and a clear career path to
achieve personal success.
The Marine Mechanic performs complex mechanical, hydraulic, and
plumbing tasks for boat repairs, utilizing various power and
hand-tools. The mechanic has the ability to install complete
mechanical systems without close supervision, meeting schedule and
budget for project.
- Specializes in mechanical repair of boat systems (engines, jets,
plumbing, HVAC, hydraulics). Troubleshoots and makes
recommendations for corrective action.
- Skilled in reading and interpreting blueprints, installation
manuals, and schematics.
- Places and secures plumbing fixtures (head, sinks) and
refrigeration (ice box) and applies sealant. Installs/repairs
intake and discharge fittings to provide water for plumbing and
- Cuts holes for valves, outlets, and drives. Inserts valve and
outlet fittings through hole to provide watertight fit.
- Installs other machinery such as motors, pumps, ventilating
systems, and auxiliary systems.
- Has the ability to troubleshoot system problems and provide
creative solutions for difficult system installations and
- Communicates directly and frequently with clients and boat
captains to assess and correct problems
- Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain
safe, clean work area.
- Perform other related duties as necessary and assigned.
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years relevant
experience and the ability to
- install complete mechanical systems, have a drive and desire to
meet or beat schedule and budget for project with no rework.
- The ability to write condition reports on boats, prepare actual
estimates and plan projects through to completion is vital.
- This mechanic will work independently to complete projects and
may lead a small work team to complete projects
- 3+ years marine experience preferred
- Demonstrates diplomacy and excellent communication/people
- Must be comfortable working on all boat systems; Hamilton water
jets, engines by Yanmar, CAT, VolvoPenta, Cummins or FPT.
- Must be familiar with working on onboard plumbing systems,
hydraulics system installations, troubleshooting and repairs.
- Some knowledge of HVAC is preferred.
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