Company Description: Off The Hook Yacht Services is a full service boatyard strategically located in Wilmington, North Carolina. OTH services all power and sail and can haul boats up to 90 ft. with their 70 ton Marine Travel Lift. Please see the OTHYS website for more details on the facility. – www.offthehookyachts.com.
Position Description: The Mechanical Department Manager is both a hands on (75%) and supervisory (25%) position on the shop floor, leading a department of 6-9 employees, with limited (<5%) travel requirements. Responsibilities of the Mechanical Department Manager include, review of all incoming mechanical jobs with the Service and Project Managers and subsequent scheduling of jobs for the entire mechanical staff, including, scheduling of mechanics, systems specialists, electricians, riggers, and electronics specialists. The Mechanical Department Manager will be responsible for performing quality work in all facets of mechanical repair and service, including but not limited to, new installation, maintenance, fluid changes, belt changes, head replacement, pump replacement, transmission service, cutless bearing replacement, diesel and gas engines and generators, AC and DC electrical systems, air conditioning and refrigeration, propulsion systems, steering systems, stabilizer systems, hydraulic systems, accessory vessel mechanical systems, schematic reading and parts requisition scheduling. The Mechanical Department Manager must be able to assess damaged items and formulate a plan for repair under ABYC standards. Accurately estimating jobs is integral in this position. Responsibilities also include the review of the mechanical team’s job performance, input on hiring of new employees, training of new and existing employees, team building, overseeing departmental physical plant and facility to OTHYS standards and beyond. It is key that the Mechanical Department Manager interface effectively and fluidly with the other departmental teams.
Qualifications: Candidate must have 5-10 years of experience in the maritime industry, 2-5 of which are managing a team of tradesmen, specifically involving marine engines, electrical and systems. Candidate must be capable of leading the members of their department with their technical knowledge, enthusiasm and character. The existing crew experience in the mechanical department ranges from 2-20 years. Must be able to work as a member of the senior management team to maximize efficiency and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
Compensation: Competitive with a great benefits package including a $385 monthly credit towards health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and an outstanding work environment.
$250 referral fee to anyone who refers an individual who is hired by OTHYS at his/her 90 day anniversary.
About Off the Hook Yacht Services
Founded in 1986, Off The Hook Yacht Services specializes in the service, repair, and refit of all size yachts with haul out capability up to 70 tons and mobile service options.