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Marine Electronics Technician

Atlantic Marine Electronics Destin, Florida Full-Time
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Atlantic Marine Electronics, a subsidiary of Viking Yacht Company is currently accepting applications for a Marine Electronics Service Technician at its Destin, Florida location:


Job Summary:


Performs service and repair tasks on boats utilizing various power and hand-tools, regularly beating budget and schedule.  Ability to install complete electronic systems and troubleshoot complex electronic problems.   Works independently to complete assignments.  Lay out, install, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify marine navigational, communication, and entertainment systems in the production of boats.   Provides expert technical instruction and problem-solving support to clients.


We offer competitive pay & benefits including Medical, Dental, Prescription & 401K + match. If you are interested in joining our team, apply below or fax resume with cover letter including salary history to Phone number blocked - click to apply.

Viking / AME is an EOE, M/F, ADA employer. Substance abuse testing is required for all applicants.


 



Essential Duties:


  • Surveys boats and makes recommendation for repairs and new equipment.

  • Able to install and troubleshoot all forms of electronic marine systems and equipment and provide creative solutions to complex installation problems.

  • Perform complex installation, diagnosis, and repair of marine navigational, communication, and entertainment and computer systems following blueprints and manufacturers’ specifications, using hand-tools and test instrumentation.


  • Sets up and knows how to operate most marine electronics and can perform software programming as necessary to complete installations.
  • Skilled in reading, drawing and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Test electronic components and circuits to diagnose and locate defects using oscilloscopes, signal generators, ammeters, and voltmeters.
  • May operate equipment to check functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.
  • Align, adjust, calibrate, repair, and modify circuitry and components and report on unit performance.
  • May discuss layout and assembly procedures and problems with engineers to create alternate solutions for difficult installations.
  • Interprets work orders and plans projects to be completed; may perform electrical design tasks.
  • Develops material lists for project completion.
  • Provide correct information required to order equipment parts.
  • Follow defined instructions and procedures in performance of tasks.
  • Follow manufacturers’ requirements for repair or return of defective equipment     
  • Has regular vendor contact to source new equipment and coordinates on-site vendor training for technicians.
  • Has regular client contact requiring exceptional customer service communication skills.
  • Follows schedule and communicate changes to appropriate individuals.
  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain safe, clean work area.
  • All work to be performed to AME/Viking quality standards.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary and assigned.

 


Qualifications:


Associate of Science in Electronic Technology or related degree or a combination of education and equivalent work experience


Marine trade knowledge preferred.


Six years experience installing, diagnosing, and repairing electronic and computer equipment.



Physical Requirements:


Lift and Carry over 25 lbs. and up to 60 lbs. on an occasional basis (over 15% and up to 40%)


Requires occasionally lifting or moving average weight materials


Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, lift, push, pull, work at heights and in tight, cramped spaces.


Concentrated mental and visual attention in laying out and performing complex work to very close limits of high accuracy.


Requires working under disagreeable conditions on a frequent basis where elements such as dust, dirt, heat, fumes, cold, vibration, noise, water or chemicals may be present.


Work may be performed on boats in and out of the water. 


Other Requirements


Requires flexibility to work various schedules that include early starts and weekends.


Rotational schedule and on-call assignments.


Overtime is required.


Mandatory travel to customer, vendor, or other company locations.


Valid Vehicle Operator’s License


Arrives to work on time.


Follows instructions from a supervisor.


 


Interacts effectively with co-workers


 


Understands and follows work rules and procedures.


 


Accepts constructive criticism.


 


Maintains a professional appearance.


 


 


 


Recommended skills

Wiring Diagram
Voltmeter
Scheduling
Blueprinting
Electronic Circuits
Testing
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Atlantic Marine Electronics installs and services navigation, communication and entertainment systems. Whether your need is a single helm station package, or a multiple station layout, along with entertainment systems throughout the yacht, Atlantic Marine Electronics can be counted upon to complete your job on time and on budget. With locations in New Jersey and both Florida coasts, sales, operator training and service are only a phone call away.

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