Marine Service Technician – Small Boat – NJ/NY

Mackay Communications, Inc., aka Mackay Marine, is a global marine electronics service company with over 350 employees and 40 service depots in fourteen (14) countries, including the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For over fifty (50) years Mackay has sold, installed, and serviced navigation and communication equipment on-board commercial or naval ships, small boats, and pleasure craft.  We sustain our industry-leading position through strong technical talent, providing ongoing factory training as well as all the technical and administrative support needed.  The goal is to provide superior results to our customers and in turn, superior careers for our employees.

Mackay currently has an opening for an experienced Small Boat Marine Service Technician for our Edison, NJ location.

Marine Service Technician Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, the technician will install, service, and repair marine electronic equipment onboard ships and small boats.  The technician will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components and antennas as well as, loading, updating, and modifying software. Utilize their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. The MST will make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments and upon completion, compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

  • Radars
  • Satcoms
  • HF and VHF Radios
  • GPS
  • Gyrocompasses
  • Autopilots
  • Sounders

Marine Service Technician Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 3+ Years of experience as an MST experience in commercial shipping, small boats, and/or acquired in the Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines.
  • Associate degree or equivalent education, training, and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application.
  • Valid FCC General License with Radar Endorsement and GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer License preferred.
  • Be physically fit. Work environment often involves carrying 20–40 lbs., climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather.
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required.

Mackay offers a competitive salary, overtime, and benefits such as paid time off, health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and a company-paid pension plan.

Mackay is an EEO employer, a veterans-friendly organization, and encourages all individuals with the qualifications above to apply.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a thorough background check

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