Marine Service Engineer – China

Mackay Communications, Inc, dba Mackay Marine, is a global marine electronics service company with more than 400 employees across 45 service centers in sixteen (16) countries, including the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.  For over fifty (50) years Mackay has sold, installed, and serviced navigation and communication equipment onboard commercial and naval ships.  We sustain our industry-leading talent by employing and hiring technicians who are the best at what they do and ensuring their success by providing ongoing factory training, as well as all the parts, technical and administrative support they need. The goal is to provide superior results to our customers and in turn, superior careers for our employees.

Mackay currently has openings for experienced Marine Service Engineers (MSE) in all main ports of China, such as Tianjin, Dalian Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Zhoushan, Guangzhou, Guangxi, and Xiamen.

Marine Service Engineer Overview:

Under limited supervision, Marine Service Engineers (MSE), also referred to as ‘Technicians’, install, service, and repair marine navigation and communication equipment on-board commercial and military ships. MSE’s test, adjust, and troubleshoot electronic components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas as well as loading, updating, and modifying software. Technicians use their knowledge of radio frequencies (RF), electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. They also make intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completing the assignment, the technician will compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

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


  • 3+ Years of experience as a MSE in the commercial shipping industry.
  • Possess a University degree in electrical engineering , or equivalent technical certificates
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application
  • GMDSS license desirable.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Physically Fit – Work environment often involves carrying 10-20 kilograms, climbing ladders and masts, and exposure to weather.

Mackay offers a competitive salary, incentives, benefits, and rewarding careers.

Must be authorized to work in China without company sponsorship.

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