Marine Electronics Technician – Brazil – in English

Mackay Communications, Inc., dba Mackay Marine, is a global marine electronics service company with more than 400 employees across 45 service depots in 15 countries, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia.  For over fifty (50) years Mackay has sold, installed, and serviced navigation and communication equipment onboard commercial and naval ships, yachts, and pleasure craft.  Mackay ensures the success of our employees by investing in ongoing factory training and by providing all the parts, technical, and administrative support needed.  We also offer competitive salaries, overtime, benefits, and opportunities for growth based on merit.

Mackay Marine Brazil currently has openings in our Rio and Santos locations for Marine Electronics Technicians with experience, skills, and qualifications below. Mackay originated and is headquartered in the USA, proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in English is required.

Marine Electronics Technician Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, Marine Electronics Technicians (MET) install, service, and repair marine electronic equipment on-board commercial and naval ships, yachts, and pleasure craft.  They test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas as well as load, update, and modify software. Marine Electronics Technicians utilize their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems as well as to make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completion of each job, the technician will compose and remit a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

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

Marine Electronics Technician Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years as an MET in the commercial shipping industry.
  • A University degree in engineering, or equivalent technical certifications.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in English.
  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application.
  • GMDSS Radio Operator Maintainer License preferred.
  • Physically Fit.  Work environment often involves carrying 20 kilograms, climbing ladders/masts, working in confined spaces, and exposure to weather.

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