Diesel Technician /Marine Engines in North Charleston, SC at Daimler Truck Techs

Date Posted: 12/20/2019

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Diesel Mechanic (Marine Engines) Charleston, SC:

The Diesel Technician (Marine Engines) perform a variety of troubleshooting, advanced level diesel engine repairs, diagnosis of performance issues and major overhauls on Marine Engines (yachts, personal and/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.
  • Troubleshoot and repair engine and or vessel performance issues.

  • Diesel Technician / Heavy Truck Mechanics will perform quality repairs and maintenance on all Heavy Truck and Diesel Engines as specified in manufacturer designed procedures or accepted industry practices.
  • Diesel Technicians / Heavy Truck Mechanics will accurately complete all paperwork including repair information on work orders, information for state and emission inspections, etc.
  • Dedication and adherence to all company and industry safety standards.
  • Candidate must have own tools and reliable transportation.


  • Must have a high school education or GED.
Work Experience:

  • Two years of experience, 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 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.
  • 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 W.W.Williams Fleet Policy Standards.
  • The driver must be able to operate their assigned vehicle for extended periods in order to reach customer's 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.
 Competitive wages and benefits.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vets/Disabled, DFWP.




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