Marine Mechanic

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Mechanic

Publish Date: May 3, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


Performs repair and maintenance of vessel machinery.







High School Diploma or equivalent


Four years working with diesel engines, pneumatics, hydraulics, A/C and refrigeration system, and some knowledge of pipe fitting. Certified in fork-lift and man-lift operation. Attends A/C and Refrigeration classes within 1 1/2 years if not previously completed.


Valid Local Driver's License. Valid Passport


15% Travel to other Tropical locations


Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling. Work environment conditions include: noise, extreme heat/cold, high humidity, confined spaces, heights, oily/greasy areas.