Everything for Boats Since 1947

Mechanic – Marine Diesel and Gas

Marion, MA 02738
Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour

We are currently seeking to add an experienced, skilled mechanic to our team.

Burr Brothers Boats, Inc. is a full-service boat yard located on Sippican Harbor in Marion, MA. We employ 40 skilled technicians to service boats up to 65 feet.


  • Must have 5+ years of experience in a mechanical position, or equivalent skill
  • Understanding of diesel and gas powered engines with the ability to easily identify and locate parts on an engine and other mechanical systems found on a typical boat
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Willingness to follow specific instruction and procedures
  • Boat handling ability is not required, but is a plus
  • Must have a valid license, reliable transportation and live within a reasonable distance
  • Starting pay will be based on experience. Pay increases are based on demonstrated skill
  • Mechanics average 45+ hours per week during the year, working Monday-Friday and Saturday mornings during our busy seasons (Spring and Fall). OT is paid for hours over 40. Mechanics with 5+ years experience in this industry can make $70,000+.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance, such as, fuel/oil changes, filter changes, replacement of raw water pump impellers, change zincs, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair non-routine engine issues
  • Inspect, repair and/or adjust propellers, propeller shafts, stuffing boxes and engine alignment
  • Repair engine mechanical equipment such as power tilts, bilge pumps or power take offs
  • Assemble, dismantle and/or reassemble engines as needed
  • Additional tasks as instructed by the mechanical foreman

Benefits including but not limited to:

  • Competitive pay based on experience and demonstrated skill
  • 401k and profit sharing program (profit sharing was approx. 5% of annual salary in 2020)
  • Company wide bonus program (bonus was 5%+ of annual salary in 2020)
  • Employer contributions for health and dental insurances (70-75% employer paid depending on the plan in 2020). We also offer a flexible spending account
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Employer paid training and certification programs

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