Marine Mechanic / Technician - Auckland

06 July 2017
57084 / 17-001
  • Trade certified marine mechanical professional
  • Not less than 3 years’ overall work experience
  • Central Auckland location amidst vibrant CBD redevelopment

Overview of Role:
We are seeking an experienced Marine Mechanic / Technician to join the workshop team at NZ's largest Volvo Penta dealer operating from the Orams Marine Village in the heart of the vibrant Wynyard Quarter of Auckland and adjacent to Westhaven Marina.

Reports to: Service Manager

Start Date: immediate

Main Responsibilities:

The main focus of the role will be to service and repair the full range of Volvo Penta marine engines (diesel and petrol) and drive systems, including stern drives and the innovative forward facing IPS drive system. 
The job will be both workshop based and mobile to attend client vessels in their home berths (inc. private and commercial craft)


Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience:

  • Recognised Marine Trade Certification as a Marine Mechanic / Technician, working on service, maintenance and repairs to a range of power and sail craft
  • 3+ years of post-qualifying work experience and technical training in a comparable role
  • Prior experience in the leisure marine sector is a big advantage, although we’ll certainly consider skilled people wishing to move into the marine world from, say automotive workshop work, subject to experience and orientation.
  • Knowledge and proven experience of the latest common-rail diesel technology and electronic engine management systems, plus the diagnostic workshop tools that support them
  • Track record of great results in a mechanical workshop role, ideally featuring a major marine brand, such as Volvo Penta
  • Competent user level of standard desktop IT applications
  • Clean NZ car driver licence


Personal Profile:

  • Self-sufficient and autonomous approach to the demands of the role, with the ability to take a job and see it through to completion
  • Highly motivated, punctual, well-organised and a disciplined approach to work
  • Strong diagnostic and analytical skills to methodically chase down and fix problems
  • Neat and tidy worker
  • Personable manner with the interpersonal and professional skills to liaise with customers as part of working on their vessels and a readiness to act as a professional ambassador for the company at all times
  • Passionate ‘boatie’ preferred!


Wage: negotiable according to experience.
A company vehicle may be provided.

Working Hours - 40 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays with one unpaid hour break per day. 

Company uniform and footwear is provided.


Please forward your CV and a detailed covering letter aligning your qualifications, skills and professional experience to these requirements to Rob Everall of Ltd in Auckland, New Zealand.
Call +64 21 996 796 or write to

Applicants should ideally already have the right of NZ Residency or hold a valid NZ work Visa.

Any applications made directly to the company will be referred back to Marinejobs for processing. 

Contact Rob Everall of Marinejobs by writing to or call him on +64 21 996 796 for further information.  You can also apply directly to this job using the form on the right side of this page.