Gregory Poole Equipment Company
  • Beaufort, NC, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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

• Trouble shooting and repair inboard marine diesel engine.
• 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 trouble shooting and repair.
• Trouble shoot 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 four years of experience with Cat equipment. Fully understands all equipment systems (i.e. engines, hydraulics, electrical, sub-electrical, transmissions, etc.) for almost all equipment 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 mechanical hoist for heavier parts.

Will work remotely with rare trips to 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 a service vehicle and drive for extended periods to reach customer's locations. Must be able to effectively communicate using telephones to receive instructions and to provide service information.

Field activities require a valid state drivers license (obtain within 30 days of hire a valid license within the state of GPEC's operation) AND posses a safe driving record, as outlined in our GPEC Motor Vehicle Policy. Some vehicles may require having or obtaining a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Must be able to obtain a valid passport for possible out of country travel.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties.  Any major modification of this job role requires Human Resources approval. 


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.



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