Senior Marine Mechanic - Bermuda

20 December 2016
60451 / 16-002
  • Trade certified marine mechanical professional
  • Not less than 6 years’ overall work experience
  • Young and dynamic team

Overview of Role
With the Americas Cup action in Bermuda, there is plenty of opportunity for skilled marine professionals to add their experience to the local mix. 
We are seeking an experienced Marine Mechanic to assume a permanent senior workshop role at Spar Yard Marine Solutions Ltd
The company is a dealer for Volvo Penta and Northern Lights.

Reports to: Senior Management team

Start Date: immediate, subject to local work visa

Key Responsibilities:

  • The main focus of the role will be working on marine petrol and diesel engines, sterndrives, outboards, marine transmissions and gearboxes in the company workshop or remotely on client vessels (inc. private and small commercial craft)
  • Estimate new work
  • Demonstrate compliance with company workplace expectations, practices and policies at all times (a detailed employee handbook will be made available to all suitably-qualified applicants as part of the initial evaluation process)
  • There are currently no staff management responsibilities attached to this position as there will be an overall Supervisor to report to.

Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience:

  • Recognised Marine Trade Certification as a Marine Mechanic, working on service, maintenance and repairs to a range of power and sail craft
  • Experienced with varying power and drive solutions, plus accompanying marine systems
  • 6+ years of post-qualifying work experience and technical training in the role, which may include leading hand or supervisory responsibilities but which will confirm your senior-level expertise
  • 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 in common usage as well as modern workshop diagnostic tools
  • Valid Truck licence secured within three months of commencing employment


Personal Profile:

  • Self-sufficient 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
  • Willingness to invest time in sharing your skills with colleagues in training
  • 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 an ambassador for the company at all times
  • Adaptable to the limitations of life within a small but sophisticated island community

Wage: negotiable according to experience (paid in Bermudan dollars, pegged to the US Dollar)
Probationary Period is for six months from start date.

Working Hours - 40 hours per week between 8am and 5pm weekdays with one unpaid hour break per day. 
NB: Weekly work hours may vary according to client demand and inclement weather conditions.

Company logo work shirts provided.

Company Health Plan plus Pension available according to eligibility.
Assistance will be given to secure the local work visa.

The Company
For further details about the company, please visit before you apply.
Any applications made directly to the company will be referred back to Marinejobs for processing. 

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 him on +64 21 996 796 or write to  


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.