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Marine Technician - Netherlands

Employer: Navis Consulting
Desired Expertise: Engineering Technician|Marine Engineering|Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 2+ years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Netherlands
Salary: €27600.00 - €30000.00 per annum
Date Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017

Job Description

Marine Technician / Mechanic Netherlands - Permanent - €Competitive

Our client a specialist marine charter business in the Netherlands currently requires an experienced Marine Technician / Mechanic to join the business.

The Marine Technician / Mechanic will be required to ensure that boats are well maintained, well presented and ready for customer arrival. Responding to breakdowns, managing stock, carrying out routine servicing and preventative maintenance are also key aspects of the role.


Main responsibilities and duties

To prepare all boats and their equipment for use prior to clients arrival
To ensure all mechanical and on board electrical equipment is fully operational at all times
Fault finding, to repair defects found, or issues highlighted by customers
To maintain good working knowledge of Nanni & Yanmar marine engines
To maintain bicycle fleet which are hired to clients.
To liaise with the Base Manager on a day to day basis in order to carry out repairs in the most efficient and economic manner
To maintain an adequate supply of spares and equipment by liaising with the Base Manager and completing official store records etc.
To carry out the planned maintenance schedule as directed by the Base Manager and as per fleet maintenance procedures
To work on-call shifts, on a rotational basis for Sundays and Bank Holidays, as required even at short notice.
To be available, on a rotational basis Monday Friday, after hours to attend Customer Service calls.
To carry our full winter overhaul of fleet, as directed by the Base Manager
To keep a clean and tidy workshop and service vehicle
To work off site if required, to maintain a fully working product, i.e. attend customer service calls.
To brief clients on boats, upon arrival as to functionality of mechanical systems, electrical systems and safety equipment on board.

Candidate Requirements

Ability to speak English is important, German also an advantage
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
Ability to work to close deadlines
Flexibility
Knowledge of marine diesel engines and systems
Knowledge and experience working with12v and 240v electrics
A knowledge of boat charter on inland waterways
Experience of working on charter fleets an advantage
To work in tidy, efficient and safe manner at all times
Clean full driving license


The Marine Technician / Mechanic opportunity is a chance to work with a reputable and well established Marine charter business in the Netherlands that are considered to be a leader within European boating businesses. The client offers an extensive range of charters to their client base with a fleet of Circa 900 Boats.

If the Marine Technician / Mechanic opportunity sounds of interest and you would like to be considered, please apply and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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