Cape Charles Yacht center is looking to hire an experienced mechanic and composites technician.
The positions are full-time with health insurance and paid time off to the right applicants. Read more about the positions on our website.
The Mechanic should be able to perform routine engine maintenance of inboard or inboard-outboard diesel engines. The ideal candidate will have experience working on marine engines or in a marine environment, but mechanics from various sectors will be considered. Mechanic should be able to monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning, diagnose issues, and replace parts. Mechanic will inspect and repair or adjust propellers or shafts. S/he must have basic working knowledge of plumbing including blackwater and graywater systems and generators. Knowledge of refrigeration, hydraulics, and watermakers is a plus. Mechanic will be able to assess project needs, submit parts and materials requests, prepare estimates for project labor and materials, erect scaffolding or staging, and maintain a clean work area and equipment. S/he will work well as a team member, communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors, and follow regulatory guidelines and safety standards.
The Composites technician will fabricate boat parts using fiberglass, resin, and other composite materials. Composites technician will repair damage to fiberglass and carbon boat hulls and other parts. S/he should be able to provide labor and materials estimates for repairs and new parts. Composites technician must be knowledgeable in the use of structural e-glass, epoxy, vinylester, and polyster resin systems. S/he must be familiar with the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and storage for chemicals. Composites technician will be able to assess project needs, submit parts and materials requests and estimates, erect scaffolding or staging, and maintain a clean work area and equipment. S/he will work well as a team member, communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors, and follow regulatory guidelines and safety standards.