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Marine Technician

Marine Technician

Marine Technician

City Experiences
Boston, MA

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City Experiences is seeking a Marine Technician for our Boston Harbor City Cruise Boston operation.
About Us:
City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.
About the Opportunity:
The Marine Technician position is a shore side-based position. The qualified candidate supports a compressive program of maintenance and repair of the passenger vessels in the Hornblower fleet of vessels. These vessels range in size and construction, are USCG inspected, and powered by mostly diesel engines. This position is based in Charlestown Massachusetts for the Boston and North of Boston based fleet, and Quincy Massachusetts for the Boston and South of Boston based fleet.
About You:
This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative maintenance on diesel engines and other machinery found on passenger vessels. This includes but may not be limited to diesel main engines, diesel auxiliary generators, water jet propulsion equipment, marine reduction gears, hydraulic systems for steering, cranes, and thrusters.
  • Ability to perform heavy machinery maintenance and repair work including engine valve gear timings, injector changes, cylinder head and liner overhauls. This may also include machinery rigging in and out of vessels.
  • Perform water jet maintenance and repair while the vessel is in the water or in dry dock.
  • Perform vessel and dockside plumbing repairs to pipes, valves, tanks, and pumps.
  • Perform vessel electrical troubleshooting and repair of generators, motors, control systems, sensors, and related wiring. Also, low voltage and battery powered starting, control, electronic control, and monitoring systems.
  • In dry dock repairs at the shipyards of the vessel drive lines, water jets, couplings and shafts supporting shipyard personnel and/or the Port Engineer.
  • Documentation and monitoring of maintenance and repair work through the company web based and structured maintenance and repair program.
  • Participate in computer-based monitoring and input of maintenance tasks, work hours, and company training and documentation programs.
  • Work the hours and shifts assigned by the Port engineer.
  • Other marine maintenance and repair work either dock side or on the vessels that the Port Engineer may require.
  • Participate in achieving the maintenance division goal of consistent vessel reliability through proper maintenance and repair practices.
  • Additional job duties assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • USCG licensed Marine Engineer with hands on experience and proven mechanical aptitude.
  • Unlicensed engine room machinery technicians if having prior training and experience on motor vessels such as work boats, tugs, fishing vessels, passenger vessels, or vessels of the U.S. Armed forces
  • Diesel or heavy machinery mechanics from a trades institution, U.S. Armed forces, or other industries that require hands on repair of engines and engine related systems.
  • Basic computer skills as well as excellent communication skills.
  • Strength and agility to safely lift over 50 lbs., and move about a moving passenger vessel, work in often tight spaces and around moving machinery. Also, must be able to work outside at times in uncomfortable weather conditions.
  • Be able to wear personal safety clothing and equipment such as hard hats, gloves, masks, life vests necessary for safe work practices.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.
City Experiences is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, birth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military status, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additional, City Experiences participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.
Pursuant to applicable State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

  • Prior vessel engine work

Job Type: Full-time

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