Marine Equipment Mechanic

Annapolis, Maryland
Sep 22, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Full Time

Diagnoses malfunctions of inboard and outboard motors to determine the source of trouble and to determine the extent of repairs required, including electrical systems, geared units, and components. According to manufacturers' manuals, tears down, adjusts, repairs, reassembles, and runs operational tolerances, using specialized testing equipment, such as compression testers, analyzers, test benches, and specialized measuring instruments.

Instructs patrons in all phases of safety regulations concerning use of boats and motors. May collect fees for rental of equipment and prepare daily cash reports and deposit funds.

Determines supplies and parts needed for repair for motors. May maintain maintenance records on all equipment repaired, annotating man-hours, materials, and date of repair. Based on these records, determines bench stock required.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a positively adjudicated National Agency Check with Inquires (NACI) or higher clearance as by the position and/or Installation Security Manager and renew every 5 years.
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Employee must have the ability to medically qualify for crane, forklift and respirator use on an annual basis.
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.


Have a thorough knowledge of Sailboats and Powerboats systems to determine the source of trouble. Must have thorough knowledge of the parts of motors, including the electrical systems. Must be able to use specialized testing equipment, such as analyzers, test benches, etc. Must be able to use reference material such as job orders, work sheets, technical manuals, and manufacturer manuals.

Work is performed inside and outside and is usually dirty and greasy. Exhaust fumes may be present, and employee is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises. Boats will be pressured washed, scraped, and cleaned of any encrustations. Sanding of boats and application of fiberglass and resins are involved and will require the wear of a properly fitted respirator in accordance with all NAVOSH and area safety requirements.

Physical effort consists of active bending, lifting light to medium weight objects, and working in awkward positions.

Must have verifiable 2 years of experience in engine repair and maintenance.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

"To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine."

Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and submit a copy of current PCS orders along with the Military Spousal Preference Request form . Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted.

Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.

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Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but it is not a security clearance. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire.