Marine Field Service Technician

Job Locations US-SC-Summerville
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The Marine Field Service Technician is a customer-facing role that requires a high degree of expertise and the ability to work independently.  Marine Field Service Technicians also receive specialized and targeted training in troubleshooting, technical procedures, and safety.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties

    • Contributes to a positive work environment and promotes the vision, mission and values of BMC.
    • Completes all job responsibilities in a safe manner, promotes and champions a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Removes, disassembles, assembles, and installs components and parts.
    • Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps.
    • Determines reusability of parts in accordance with published Caterpillar reusability guidelines.
    • Orders replacement parts ensuring that parts ordered are correct and complete at time of order.
    • Cleans, repairs, reconditions, and maintains engines, generators and components.
    • Tests, measures, and adjusts engine and power system components.
    • Prepares, inspects and operates engines and generators prior to completion.
    • Keeps up to date with developments in tooling, technologies and systems.
    • Prepares inspection and appraisal reports.
    • Prepares accurate and complete service reports timely.
    • Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance always adhering to company policy.
    • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree in related field, preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience diagnosing, testing and repairing marine application engines on pleasure and/or commercial crafts.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and proper repair procedures is required.
  • Ability to work independently and can complete work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills; detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Proven customer service skills, able to work with a diverse customer base and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to set and keep priorities and professionally handle the stress associated with dealing with a fast-paced industry and deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
  • Required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to injury and/or hazardous materials.
  • Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, lifting.
  • Job requires working in confined spaces with limited ability to move around.
  • Physical use of a broad variety of tools and machines in order to maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Must be able to lift varied weight – up to 75lbs unassisted.
  • Seeing, reading, and writing to complete job responsibilities.
  • Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.


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