Marine Service Engineer – Houston, TX

Mackay Marine has an opening for an experienced Marine Service Engineer (MSE), also known as a Marine Service Technician (MST), or Marine Electronics Technician (MET), for our ‘Houston’ depot in Deer Park, TX.

Marine Service Engineer Job Description:

Under limited supervision, the Marine Service Engineer (MSE) will install, service, and repair electronic equipment on board ships. The MSE will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas as well as to load, update, and modify software. The Marine Service Engineer will utilize his/her knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems. The Marine Service Engineer makes intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completing the assignment, the Marine Service Engineer will compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

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

Marine Service Engineer Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as an MST or MET in commercial shipping or the Navy, Coast Guard, or Marines.
  • Associate’s 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 is required.

 Mackay offers a competitive salary with overtime and bonus program in addition to health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) and company-paid pension plan.

Mackay is an EEO employer, a veterans-friendly organization, and veterans with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a thorough background check.

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