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Yacht Mechanic

Company: Colonial Group, Inc.
Location: Pooler
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Colonial Family has moved forward together since 1921. Our success in diverse markets is attributable to our exceptional people, who work collectively to create opportunities for our customers and our companies. By consistently investing in the development of our people, we ensure our management, operations, and support teams work seamlessly to deliver the best service in their respective industries.

With the growth of all of the Colonial companies, we look for talented, motivated individuals who want to become part of a company with a culture driven by diversity, innovation, and ingenuity.

Our Facility & Team allow us to completely Refit, Repair and Service the World's most exclusive Superyachts, being named 1st choice on the East Coast of the U.S by our customers.

The Yacht Mechanic services, repairs and/or replaces ships machinery such as drivelines (including bearings and seals), main propulsion equipment, hydraulic and electric thrusters, generator plants and all other auxiliary systems. The Yacht Mechanic is also responsible for planning and executing all major equipment lifts and movements in a safe manner and to ensure all work is performed in accordance with relevant class requirements.


  • Engine, gear box and shaft removal, repair and reinstallations.
  • Rudder and rudder bearing removal and installation.
  • Propeller shaft bearing and seal replacements.
  • Removal and re-installation of stabilizer fins and shafts.
  • Service stern and bow thrusters.
  • Replace of vessel anodes.
  • Service and repair Auxiliary equipment including pumps, ventilation fans, steering equipment, winches, windlasses, boarding stairs, etc.
  • Experience in precision alignment of vessel machinery
  • Carry out heavy lifting and rigging of vessels main components.
  • Safely operate equipment such as forklifts, Telehandlers, scissor lifts and manlifts.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • General maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Certification or technical school education in an industrial or mechanical field is preferred.
    • 3+ years professional experience in a shipyard environment.
    • 3+ Years' professional experience in yacht maintenance and repair.
    • Reading & comprehending blue prints required.
    • CPR Certification preferred.
    • OSHA Safety & Rigging Certifications preferred (10-hour Maritime: Shipyard Employment).
    • Must be dependable, work as a team player and have a strong work ethic.
    • Ability to start and complete assigned tasks with a high level of quality in a timely and efficient manner.
      Physical Requirements:

      Applicant may be subject to environmental conditions such as cold, heat, exposure to noise, hazards, and confined spaces/close quarters. Applicant must be aware of work environment at all times.

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, use hands and fingers, handle tools or controls, and talk or hear others. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

      Eligibility Requirements:

      Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

      Colonial Group, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer and committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our organizations.

      Other details
      • Pay Type Hourly
      • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
      • Max Hiring Rate $28.00

Keywords: Colonial Group, Inc., Savannah , Yacht Mechanic, Engineering , Pooler, Georgia

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