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Field Technician II- ME

1500 Sensation Weigh, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA Req #1065
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Perform a variety of troubleshooting, advanced-level diesel engine repairs, diagnosis of performance issues, and major overhauls on yachts or commercial vessels.

• Troubleshooting and repairing inboard marine diesel engines.
• Engine disassembly, inspection, maintenance/repair, and reassembly.
• Maintenance and service of fuel tanks, pumps, filters, and fuel injection systems used in marine engines.
• Maintenance of lubrication systems used on four-stroke and two-stroke marine diesel engines.
• Maintenance of cooling systems for marine diesel engines.
• Disassembly, maintenance, repair, and reassembly/installations of the three major types of transmissions, commonly associated with inboard marine engines.
• Perform engine shaft alignments
• Tune-up and diagnosis of problems associated with a variety of marine diesel engines including operation of test equipment, system diagnostics, and tune-up procedures
• Engine electrical control systems troubleshooting and repair.
• Troubleshoot and repair engine and or vessel performance issues.


Must have a high school education or GED.

Work Experience:
Six years of experience with at least two years of experience on Cat equipment. Must be proficient in at least two mechanical systems (i.e. transmissions, engines, hydraulics, etc.) for numerous model lines.

Marine mechanics may work outdoors at docks or marinas, as well as in all weather conditions when making repairs aboard boats. They may work in cramped or awkward positions to reach a boat's engine Must be able to daily and repeatedly stoop, kneel, bend, and climb beside, onto, and underneath various equipment to perform diagnosis and repairs. Must be able to effectively see to perform repairs, research technical manuals, and develop written repair work order reports. Must be able to routinely and physically lift/position various parts to perform repairs/service and manually handle parts up to 160 pounds, as well as use a mechanical hoist for heavier parts.

Will work remotely with rare trips to the dispatching office. Must be able to effectively write repair activities on customer work orders. Must have cognitive reasoning and problem-solving skills to apply knowledge, written information, and verbal instructions in repairing/servicing unusual and/or unknown technical equipment operational problems. Should have exposure to P.C. base equipment and parts information; Can work independently with minimal supervision. Proficient use of Caterpillar ET and SIS (Not required but preferred)

Field Activity- Must be able to daily operate an assigned service vehicle as well as be prequalified to operate under GPEC Fleet Policy Standards. The driver must be able to operate their assigned vehicle for extended periods in order to reach customers' locations. Must be able to effectively communicate using telephones to receive instructions and to provide service information. Must be able to effectively deal directly with customers at site locations in a professional manner.

Additional: Field activities require a valid state driver's license (obtain within 30 days of hire a valid license within the state of GPEC's operation) AND possess a safe driving record that meets the safe driving standards outlined in the GPEC Fleet Policy. Operation of some vehicles will require a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), others may require that the driver possess a DOT medical certification. Some positions may require that you obtain a DOT medical certification before you are considered for the position. All positions that require driving for company business or within a Company-owned Vehicle will be held to the standards of the GPEC Fleet Policy.

Gregory Poole Equipment Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.95
  • Max Hiring Rate $30.50
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education High School
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  • 1500 Sensation Weigh, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA