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Marine Mechanic

Larsen Marine is one of the largest full-service marinas on this side of Lake Michigan. With more than 90 years of experience serving boaters, we have become a trusted name in the industry. We are looking for motivated people to join our team of the best marine professionals on the Great Lakes. Our team members have access to an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid holidays, sick time, and paid time off.

The Marine Mechanic’s responsibility is to perform the duties below on a regular basis and meet customer satisfaction standards as well as company sales and safety requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Troubleshoot and repair marinized engines
  2. Repair propulsion components such as gear cases, stern drives, etc.
  3. Diagnose and repair carbureted and fuel injected intake systems
  4. Perform winterization and summarization of engines and boat systems
  5. Solid understanding of 12V and battery bank systems
  6. Operate diagnostic software
  7. Installations such as new engines, pumps and others as assigned
  8. Perform mechanical repairs on boat equipment including water systems, waste systems, steering systems, engine controls, etc.
  9. Demonstrate good judgment and problem-solving skills and abilities
  10. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Act with the highest level of integrity and maintain a positive attitude
  • High school diploma required
  • 3-6 years of experience in the performance of mechanical repair and installation
  • OEM certifications preferred, but not required
  • Ability to speak and read English and understand electrical wiring diagrams
  • Ability to use test instruments
  • Ability to use specialty tools as designated by OEM’s
  • Must provide tools and test equipment
  • Specialty tools and diagnostics provided
  • Electrical troubleshooting experience
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job
  • Strong work ethic and personal commitment
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve team, department, and company goals
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Willingness to work on a variety of internal combustion engines (diesel, inboard, outboard, etc.)
  • Diesel-only experience is welcome!
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work

Parent Company Summary

TopSide Marinas was cofounded in 2020 as a family-owned company that acquires, owns, and operates high-quality marinas across the country. Our mission is to foster a high-quality environment where our members and guests can create lifelong memories, relax, enjoy life, and be healthy. Each of our marinas provide exceptional service, hospitality, and enthusiasm to serve your needs on and off the water. We want our members and guests to feel right at home. We care about the property’s team members by providing competitive wages, excellent healthcare coverage, and supporting a hospitable culture.


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