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Field Technician II - Marine Engines

151 Backhoe Rd NE, Leland, NC 28451, USA Req #124
Friday, October 15, 2021


Performa variety of troubleshooting, advanced level diesel engine repairs, diagnosis of performance issues and major overhauls on yachts or commercial vessels.


· Troubleshooting and repair inboard marine diesel engine.

· Engine disassembly, inspection, maintenance/repair, and reassembly.

· Maintenance and service of fuel tanks, pumps, filters, and fuel injection systems used in marine engines.

· Maintenance of lubrication systems used on four stroke and two stroke marine diesel engines.

· Maintenance of cooling systems for marine diesel engines.

· Disassembly, maintenance, repair, and reassembly/installations of the three major types of transmissions, commonly associated with inboard marine engines.

· Perform engine shaft alignments

· Tune-up and diagnosis of problems associated with a variety of marine diesel engines including operation of test equipment, system diagnostics, and tune-up procedures

· Engine electrical control systems trouble shooting and repair.

· Trouble shoot and repair engine and or vessel performance issues.



Must have a high school education or GED.

Work Experience:

Six years of experience with at least four years of experience on Cat equipment. Must be proficient in at least four mechanical systems (i.e. transmissions, engines, hydraulics, etc.) for numerous model lines.


Marine mechanics may work outdoors at docks or marinas, as well as in all weather conditions, when making repairs aboard boats. They may work in cramped or awkward positions to reach a boat’s engine Must be able to daily and repeatedly stoop, kneel, bend and climb beside, onto and underneath various equipment to perform diagnosis and repairs. Must be able to effectively see to perform repairs, research technical manuals, and develop written repair work order reports. Must be able to routinely and physically lift/position various parts to perform repairs/service and manually handle parts up to 102 pounds, as well as use mechanical hoist for heavier parts.


Will work remotely with rare trips to dispatching office. Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders. Must have cognitive reasoning and problem solving skills to apply knowledge, written information and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems. Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information; Can work independently with minimal supervision. Proficient use of Caterpillar ET and SIS (Not required but preferred)

Field Activity-Must be able to daily operate an assigned service vehicle as well as be prequalified to operate under GPEC Fleet Policy Standards. The driver must be able to operate their assigned vehicle for extended periods in order to reach customer’s locations. Must be able to effectively communicate using telephones to receive instructions and to provide service information. Must be able to effectively deal directly with customers at site locations in a professional manner.

Field activities require a valid state driver’s license (obtain within 30 days of hire a valid license within the state of GPEC’s operation) AND possess a safe driving record which meets the safe driving standards outlined in the GPEC Fleet Policy. Operation of some vehicles will require a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), others may require that the driver possess a DOT medical certification. Some positions may require that you obtain a DOT medical certification before you are considered for the position. All positions that require driving for company business or within a Company Owned Vehicle will be held to the standards of the GPEC Fleet Policy.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties. Any major modification of this job role requires Human Resources approval.

Gregory Poole Equipment Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 151 Backhoe Rd NE, Leland, NC 28451, USA