Marine Mechanic / Technician - Auckland

02 September 2016
60543 / 16-001
  • Experienced and qualified Marine Technician (outboard and inboard engines)
  • Brand experience with Volvo Penta and Yamaha
  • Long-term perspective for effective and motivated team player



Bensemann Boating is a Volvo Penta and Yamaha dealer and has been servicing and supporting all brands of outboard and inboard  since the 1970’s.  It also features Everyman and Whittley boats.  There is an opportunity for an experienced and qualified Marine Technician to join the team of this family-owned business at their newest boat dealership and service centre in west Auckland. 

​Location: Avondale, Auckland

Position: Marine Technician

Reports to: Workshop  Manager

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • New and used motor installation, together with electrical systems
  • Routine engine servicing, maintenance and repairs on 2- and 4-stroke outboards, plus diesel and petrol inboards and sterndrive units (IPS is also supported)
  • Fault diagnosis and troubleshooting, utilizing computerized OEM workshop diagnostic systems
  • Hands-on work in the company workshops and remotely at the boat location as required
  • Service support is provided to commercial resort customers in the Pacific islands which creates opportunities under a revolving roster to work offshore for a few weeks each year
  • Liaising directly with customers


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Trade Qualified as Marine Technician
  • Experience in servicing, troubleshooting and repair, to preferably include Volvo Penta and Yamaha products
  • Electrical wiring, troubleshooting/repairing electrics/accessories, rigging, engine installations
  • Computer literate for use of company email and on-line systems
  • Confident with parts identification and ordering from suppliers
  • ‘Boatie’ preferred with some practical boating , fishing or water sports experience  
  • Clean and current Driver’s License; Passport
  • Applicants for this position should already have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa


Personal Attributes and Qualities:

  • Must bring a mature and level-headed approach to working in a close team environment
  • Excellent communication skills and a confident and personable manner
  • Enthusiastic and a genuine team player with drive and ambition
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Methodical and disciplined approach to working in line with standards and procedures
  • Well presented, a clean and tidy worker who likes to keep the workshop or the customer’s boat the same way
  • Available to travel overseas on a planned basis



  • Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience
  • Ongoing technical training and development
  • Hours – Mon-Fri: 07:30 -17:00 with a Saturday morning roster (08:00 – 12:00)


Your Application:
Please email Rob Everall of with your CV and a covering letter aligning your skills and expertise to this role.
Write to  or call +64 (0)21 996 796.

Any applications sent in error directly to the company will be referred to Marinejobs for processing to ensure parity of consideration of all applicants.

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.