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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Marine Mechanic III

Norfolk, USA


Job Description


Have you ever dreamed of living & working on an Exotic Island? DynCorp International has an exciting opportunity located on Kwajalein Atoll (Marshall Islands) as a Marine Mechanic III. If you're ready to travel and work abroad. for 1 year or longer. This is the Opportunity for you!


The Marine Mechanic III troubleshoots and repairs marine engines, waterjets, and associated systems onboard assigned vessels.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Troubleshoots and repairs engine equipment and systems on assigned vessels
  • Supports all vessels' Chief Engineers or Engineers
  • Determines specific parts, supplies, and material requirements for each task
  • Conducts on-the-job training of junior or shop personnel as required
  • Supports on-land vessel dry dockings, as well as, supporting maintenance and repairs on other equipment, and systems assigned
  • Performs assigned systems tasks/efforts to include government directed work schemes under general direction
  • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with company procedures, standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements
  • Assists in operation and maintenance of the syncrolift
  • Performing work on air compressors
  • Conducting of general vessel inspections
  • Ensure all tasks are preformed within the appropriate Hazmat and pollution control guidelines.
  • Maintains vessel charts and maritime publications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read and understand operating manuals and/or service repair manuals written in English
  • Working knowledge on troubleshooting and overhauling diesel engines
  • Ability to read and interpret manuals, exploded view diagrams, engineering sketches, charts, and work orders
  • Accurately maintaining all required records
  • Accurately maintaining and accounting for all assigned government property

Experience & Education

  • Three (3) years' experience in diesel engine repairs; prefer previous experience repairing marine diesel engines and systems
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Degree from a certified maritime vocational school or shipyard apprenticeship program preferred
  • DDEC 60 Series qualification school certificate for tear down and rebuild preferred
  • U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Document (MMD) with a QMED- oiler endorsement or higher level license preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must meet physical requirements including but not limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving surfaces
  • Must be prepared to be called out at all hours
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
  • Possess a current U.S. Passport.

Company Description
DynCorp International is a leading global services provider offering unique, tailored solutions for an ever-changing world. Built on more than six decades of experience as a trusted partner to commercial, government and military customers, DI provides sophisticated aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever we are needed. For more information, visit

Role: Marine Mechanic III
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Location: Norfolk,

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