Ambassatours - Marine Mechanic

Marine Mechanic job - Ambassatours Gray Line - Murphy's - Halifax, NS |


Halifax's biggest tour boat company is seeking a versatile experienced marine mechanic, with ability to maintain our marine fleet. The fleet consists of 7 tourism vessels, from 10 to 60 ton, including 5 amphibious vehicles (LARC’s)

We are offering a competitive wage package and a full time year round position for the right candidate.

The job focuses on reliability maintenance during the tourism season and major vessel re-fits during the off season. If you are looking for stability, an enjoyable career path and life style change, we urge you to contact us for details.


  • Commitment to safety in the work place! Understanding and adopting our (SMS) safety management systems.

  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision

  • Independent thinker with good trouble shooting and diagnostic skills.

  • Comfortable multi-tasking & able to react quickly to emergency breakdowns

  • Attention to detail with good reporting and record keeping skills

  • Experience with diesel fuel injection systems

  • Sound knowledge of hull-technology, including anode monitoring and change outs

  • Basic Hydraulic training or experience (an asset)

  • Sound engine-bay & marine driveline knowledge & experience

  • Verifiable marine experience. Industrial Trade Tickets/Journeymen Mechanic Ticket an asset

  • Understanding Inspection process criteria & regulations (an asset)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


  • Perform scheduled pre-trip visual maintenance inspections

  • Perform propellers and shafts pulls, changes seals, shaft bearings and stuffing boxes

  • Perform scheduled lube oil and filter changes, engines, transmissions & hydraulic systems etc

  • Maintain fuel quality standards including; filters, Fuel lines, injectors and fuel tank maintenance

  • Make minor electric repairs to wiring harnesses and gauge clusters

  • Ability to take/understand directions from Senior Marine Mechanic and execute work tasks as assigned

  • Ability to perform minor welding repairs (an asset)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $0.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Halifax, NS

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • marine mechanic: 3 years


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