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Marine Mechanic 3 Outfitter

Department: Mechanic
Location: Seattle, WA

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 only initial direction, 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.

High School Diploma or equivalent                     

Minimum 4 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

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Must have the ability to work offsite, if needed. All or any portion of this job description is subject to elimination, modification or addition at any time at the discretion of Vigor Ballard.

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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