Position Summary:
The Marine Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining shipboard mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs marine vessels of all sizes.  Works on vessels’ hulls, engines, transmissions, navigational equipment, and sometimes electrical propulsion.  Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of marine vessels in additional to knowledge of general machines to repair marine vessels and/or marine components, parts, etc. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools. 

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings, and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities proficiency in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Confers with operators and observes, tests, and evaluates the operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose the cause of the malfunction
  • Disassembles machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Repairs replace, adjusts, and aligns components of machinery and equipment.
  • Cleans and lubricates parts, equipment, and machinery
  • Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Fabricates replacement parts
  • Welds to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment.
  • Orders or requisitions parts and materials
  • Repairs and replaces electrical wiring and components of machinery
  • Records repairs and tests motor for conformance to specifications and operations, using tachometers, monometers, voltmeters, ammeter, and stroboscope
  • Support PSI's business, culture and customer needs

  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience required
  • Experience in a marine environment is preferred
  • Requires excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Requires concentration, and attention to detail
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow occupational safety and health regulations, other state and federal regulations governing the ship repair and Company practices and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability work various shifts

Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands for this position require continual standing, walking and using fine motor skills for the operation of tools and machinery. 
  • Ability to lift, carry 50lbs. May require some lifting or assistance with heavy equipment.
  • Occasionally requires twisting, turning, bending, climbing, and walking over uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.


  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening, physical test and background check before employment begins.  Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Additional Information:
This position is represented by The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers, AFL-CIO and its Local Lodge 627. Candidates must become a member of the union as a condition of employment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Department: Production
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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