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Marine Mechanic 2 Outfitter

Department: Mechanic
Location: Seattle, WA

Vigor - Ballard

Position Summary:
Responsible for installation of mechanical systems on newly constructed aluminum commercial vessels while working independently and efficiently with inter-trade coordination.

Mechanical system installations generally include, but are not limited to:

Hydraulics                                                Acoustical insulation                    Engine installs    
Water jets                                               Engine controls                           Wet exhaust        
Steering (power/manual)                            Fire/bilge system                         Fire extinguisher system
Gen-set installation                                   Wipers                                       Fresh water system
Head and waste system                             HVAC                                         Exterior and interior seating
Helm seats                                              Windows and doors                       Paint (non-skid)
Mooring gear                                            Labels and graphics                      Emergency equipment
Fendering                                                Electronic equipment                    Shafts and propellers
Cooling                                                   Fuel systems                               Ventilation/air intakes

Essential Functions:
Reviews and reads all required blueprints, drawings, manuals and work orders in order to install, troubleshoot and repair, if necessary, desired products, parts and systems.

Able to install major and minor systems and components with minimal supervision from project lead, while utilizing standard 2D drawings and Solidworks 3D modeling programs.

Accurately collects, checks, and organizes all parts and tools prior to starting job or assigned task.

Demonstrates effective communication with supervisors and engineering staff via personal contact and written communications to review assigned vessel mechanical systems layout.

Installs, troubleshoots and repairs all required systems on and into vessels either in a shop floor environment or while vessel is in the water attached to the dock, or, while vessel is underway.

Assist with launch and/or sea trials and shipping of completed vessel.

Understand and follow company safety policies.

 Job Requirements:


High School Diploma or equivalent                         

Minimum 2 years’ direct experience installing mechanical components, following mechanical processes, and constructing mechanical systems. Vessel construction is preferred and is a plus.

 Physical Demands (typical):

Maneuvering in tight places, uneven floor areas

Climbing up and down ladders, ramps and stairs

Lifting and moving objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; lifting objects over 50 lbs. with assistance

Sitting and standing for long periods of time

Mechanical outfitters must possess the ability to read and understand blue prints.

Working Conditions:

Highly industrial manufacturing environment

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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