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Marine Mechanic A/Marine Welder

Kekaha, HI 96752

Position: Marine Mechanic A/Marine Welder

Location: Kekaha, HI

Job ID: AS20200203-42262

Job Description:

L3Harris Corporation is looking for a ….


The position consists of work performed as a Marine Mechanic A aboard a vessel and work performed as a shore side machinist / welder. Works under the direction of the Boat Captain and Marine Systems Supervisor.

A Marine Mechanic A performs preventive and corrective maintenance tasks on shore side and vessel equipment and operates fuel tanker trucks, CAT-1 cranes, forklifts and machine shop equipment.

A Marine Welder performs welding (MIG, TIG, oxy-acetylene and stick), brazing and silver soldering at the Journeyman level, maintains and repairs equipment, fabricates parts and manages stock of materials.


  • Performs repairs and approved modifications to power plant and other electromechanical systems associated with marine vessels.      
  • Performs periodic inspections and maintenance tasks in accordance with company maintenance procedures and/or OEM guidelines.
  • Maintains engine room logs in accordance with the vessel Operating Instructions.
  • Maintains engine room of assigned vessel in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Replenishes fuel and water tanks when necessary to meet operational requirements.        
  • Operates fuel tanker trucks, CAT-1 crane and machine shop equipment (i.e. welding equipment, plasma cutter, lathe, mill, drill press, grinders, band saws, sand blaster, etc.). 
  • Performs duties as the Marine Systems welder performing MIG, TIG, gas and stick welding, brazing and silver soldering at the Journeyman level. 
  • Maintains and repairs equipment, fabricates parts and maintains inventory of stock materials. 
  • Performs duties as a hazardous material (HAZMAT) custodian to transport, issue, and store HAZMAT materials in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Working Environment:

    • Works in the shore side machine shop and aboard vessels (both in port and at sea)

      Physical Activities:

      • Must be able to climb shipboard ladders and work in confined shipboard compartments.
      • Must be able to swim and be in good physical condition. 
      • Must be able to lift over 50lbs (2 personnel required).  


        • Must be able to lift, push or pull, carry, install and remove electronics equipment and peripherals up to 50 lbs. (two-men assist).
        • Physical elements include continuous walking or standing, crawling, kneeling or cramped, work requiring repeated stooping, and work requiring repeated or frequent stair climbing.
        • Environmental includes customer contact, extended workday, confined work area, field assignment and inclement weather.


          Education:  2-Year Technical School or equivalent training

          • Valid State of Hawaii Mechanic’s License with ASE diesel endorsement or minimum 4 years’ experience working aboard MPC-type vessel with similar engines required
          • Journeyman Welder
          • Navy Certified Welder desirable
          • State of Hawaii commercial driver’s license (CDL) with hazardous/tanker endorsement or ability to acquire
          • CAT-1 crane operator a plus
          • USCG Designated Duty Engineer Near Coastal 4,000hp credential a plus
          • USCG Able Seaman credential a plus


            • Five years of experience in marine mechanic position or related field
            • Knowledgeable in repair/overhaul of diesel engines, generators and hydraulic systems.
            • Experience with machine shop equipment (i.e. welding equipment, plasma cutter, lathe, mill, drill press, grinders, band saws, sand blaster, etc.).
            • Knowledge of welding techniques equivalent to a Journeyman Welder.
            • Experience with welding aluminum.


              Secret security clearance is required. Applicants selected either must currently possess a Secret clearance or will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain clearance prior to commencement of employment, and maintain a security clearance for access to classified information or Closed/Restricted Areas throughout duration of employment.

              By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Corporation may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

              L3Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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