Mackay Communications, Inc., aka Mackay Marine, is a global marine electronics service company that has 40 service depots in thirteen (13) countries, including the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For over fifty (50) years Mackay has sold, installed, and serviced navigation and communication equipment onboard commercial and naval ships, fishing boats, yachts, and pleasure craft. We sustain our industry-leading position by hiring only the most skilled candidates, investing in their continuous factory training, and providing them with the parts, technical, and administrative support needed to be successful in their jobs. The goal is to provide superior results to our customers and in turn, superior careers for our employees.
Mackay currently has an opening for a Marine Service Technician (MST), also known as a Field or Electronics Technician (ET), for our Antwerp, Belgium office.
Marine Service Technician Job Overview:
Under limited supervision, the Marine Service Technician (MST) will install, service, and repair electronic equipment on board ships. The technician will test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas as well as loading, updating, and modifying software. The MST will utilize their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems and 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:
• HF and VHF Radios
• A University degree in engineering, or equivalent technical certifications, and/or a minimum of 3-5 years’ of experience.
• PC proficiency
• Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application
• Radio Operator License, Maintainer preferred
• Physically Fit — Work environment often involves carrying 20–40 lbs., climbing ladders/masts and exposure to weather.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Belgium.