Marine Service Technician – Tacoma, WA

Mackay currently has an opening for an experienced Marine Service Technician (MST) with the skills and qualifications below for our location in Tacoma, WA.

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
  • ECDIS
  • 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 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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