Marine Service Technician – Portland, Oregon

Mackay currently has an opening for an experienced Marine Service Technician (MST) with the skills and qualifications below who will work remotely in Portland, Oregon and report to our Seattle, WA depot.

Marine Service Technician Job Overview:

Under limited supervision, the Marine Service Technician (MST) will install, service, and repair electronic equipment on board ships. Test, adjust, and troubleshoot components, PCBs, sub-assemblies, and antennas, as well as, loading, updating, and modifying software. Marine Service Technicians utilize their knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems in addition to making intelligent use of complex schematics, blueprints, and manuals to accurately achieve assignments. Upon completion of the assignment, the MST will compose a detailed service report.

Types of equipment serviced:

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

Marine Service Technician Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years of experience as a Marine Service Technician in the commercial shipping or fishing industry 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 preferred
  • 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.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Have reliable transportation and available to work weekends if needed.

Mackay offers a competitive salary with overtime and benefits such as health/dental/vison/life insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and a 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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