Yacht StarShip Dining Cruises & Events operates Florida’s largest and premier fleet of dining and wedding yachts out of Tampa Channelside and Clearwater Marina. Our dining cruises consist of public lunch and dinner cruises, private events, corporate functions, social gatherings, beautiful weddings and much more. Yacht StarShip also owns and operates Pirate Water Taxi with a fleet of 4 water taxis offering hop on-hop off service at 15 stops along the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa.
Pirate Water Taxi is currently accepting applications for an experienced Marine Mechanic. We are looking to hire a skilled Marine Mechanic to inspect, service and repair marine engines for our fleet. As a Marine Mechanic, you will be responsible for inspecting and servicing engine equipment, troubleshooting and making minor repairs. You should have extensive knowledge of motorboat engines, be able to work on land and at sea and be able to diagnose problems with electrical systems.
Marine Mechanic Responsibilities:
- Traveling to marina or dock where the vessel is located.
- Testing the performance of marine engines and electrical systems.
- Carrying out services and minor repairs on outboard engines.
- Conducting plumbing and intake repairs.
- Troubleshooting engine and electrical problems.
- Replacing broken or worn-out engine parts.
- Conducting electrical (110v and 12v) maintenance.
- Completing service records and repair documents.
- Oil changes
Marine Mechanic Requirements:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Suzuki outboard experience preferable.
- Proven work experience as a Marine Mechanic.
- Knowledge of marine engine and electrical auxiliary systems.
- Knowledge of marine hydraulic systems and related parts.
- Ability to lift heavy equipment and work in confined spaces.
- Ability to work at dock.
- Knowledge of boat steering systems.
- Possess understanding of mechanical devices, tools and marine technology
This position is responsible for the care and maintenance of the fleet and barge. Position is full time and offers a full suite of insurance benefits after only 30 days. Complimentary Yacht StarShip dinner cruises, Pirate Water Taxi passes and 401k options (over age 21) available after only 6 months. We are a drug free workplace regulated by the United States Coast Guard. Please reply with a resume detailing your relevant work experience that highlights the necessary skills needed for this position.
Job Type: Full-time