Marine Mechanic

chesapeake, Virginia
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chesapeake, Virginia

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$20.00 - $25.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

PeopleReady is hiring for Marine Mechanics to work with large government contract for temp to hire positions at BAE shipyard in Jacksonville, FL.


Awareness of engine design and operation.

• Awareness of marine applications and propulsion systems.

• Ability to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs as directed.

• Awareness of electrical/electronic systems maintenance and repair.

• Ability to perform engine/component tests and record measurements.

• Ability to work on seaborn vessels and in uncomfortable working environments for extended hours.

• Regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in

confined spaces.

• Ability to lift and/or move up to 85 pounds.

• Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) internally and externally.

• Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office, and other related PC functions and programs.

• Ability to comprehend technical drawings and specifications.

• Willingness to work overtime as required.

• Ability to perform under duress from strict deadlines, with limited resources.

• Maintains an active state issued driver’s license.

• Must be a U.S. citizen or legally allowed to work in the United States.

• Maintains personal supply of mechanical hand tools per FMSNA required tool inventory (to be provided prior to


Assists with installation, maintenance, repair and overhaul of marine diesel engines and related equipment.

Produces written and electronic reports containing inspection data, measurements, failure information, and

other job-related results.

Performs tasks prescribed by work package procedure, schedule, and quality standards according to the project

statement of work.

Complies with all FMSNA policies and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations.

Responsible for the proper use, maintenance and cleanliness of company and customer furnished equipment

and facilities.

Acts as a professional representative of FMSNA particularly when interacting and communicating with

customers and industry counterparts.

Accountable for timely and accurate expense management including labor charging and material usage.

Performs other duties as directed by management

Qualifications & Experience

  • • High school diploma or GED required.
  • • A minimum of one (1) years of experience as an engine mechanic or comparable role, required

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.