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Marine Engine Field Technician

Company: Pacific Power Group
Location: Poway
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pacific Power Group is looking for a Marine Engine Field Technician Volvo Penta to join the team in the San Diego, CA area. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented and dynamic team.Sign-on Bonus up to $10,000, based on skills and experience.What do we do? Provide the highest level of service and factory support to Volvo Penta leisure craft, commercial vessels, and industrial equipment. This position includes, diagnosing and determining proper parts and labor efforts to arrive at solutions for Volvo Penta customers. This includes on site and travel to service equipment in the Pacific Northwest. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of marine systems and a basic knowledge of boats.Pacific Power Group is engaged in the sales and service of new and re-manufactured Allison Transmissions, industrial engines, power generation products, and marine power solutions. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to all of our clients and are characterized by steadfast integrity and a deep commitment to providing distinctive value through the talent and expertise of our people.When you work for Pacific Power Group you are working for a well-established, secure company, with a community culture, where you will have opportunity to learn and grow through training and hands-on experience, as well as grow professionally.Benefits include: Health insurance, Paid Time Off (" PTO"), Paid Holiday's, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401(k) matching, Referral Program, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Parental Leave, Professional Development Assistance, Employee Assistance Program.What you will do:Determines engine, drives, and controls condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests.Completes overhauls as well as other repairs and services identified during the diagnostic process.Installs and commissions Volvo Penta engines, drives and controls.Performs Volvo Penta propulsion system pre-delivery commissioning (PDC).Completes Volvo Penta preventative maintenance (hour and annual services).Works with vessel operator to verify performance by conducting sea trials and making necessary adjustments as needed.Contains costs by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options.Maintains engine and vessel records with accurate documentation of service and repairs.Maintains a clean, safe and organized work environment.Accept ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explores value add opportunities.Communicates while on site with customer in a professional manner.Provides guidance, assistance, and training to apprentice marine technicians.Performs other related duties as assigned.What we need from you:Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues.Strong Laptop/PC skills.Must work well independently as well as part of a team.Ability to read service and repair manuals, operating instructions, and work orders.Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion.Fluent with electrical multi-meters.Basic understanding of diesel engine electronic controls.Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to clearly communicate with technical support, sales, and management.Experience/Education Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent.5+ years experience working with in board out board products (Volvo Penta, Yanmar, Cummins Mercruiser, OMC).Technical schooling a plus.Experience operating a boat a plus.Experience with Vodia is a plus.Experience with integrating cockpit electronics with propulsion system is a plus.Washington state boater's card is a plus.Other Requirements:Frequent travel within an assigned territory or area (AOR). May include travel outside of assigned region.Valid, unrestricted driver's license and must be insurable.Own a set of mechanics tools.Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is a plusComplete company provided manufacture training - online and in person.A forklift certification is a plus.Pacific Power Group shall abide by the requirements of 40 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).Pacific Power Group will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Pacific Power Group will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Pacific Power Group will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because they are a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran (hereinafter collectively referred to as "protected veteran(s)") in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant for employment is qualified.Pacific Power Group will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of physical or mental disability in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant for employment is qualified." EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledEducationPreferredHigh School or betterEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Pacific Power Group, Poway , Marine Engine Field Technician, Professions , Poway, California

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