Yacht Production Engineer

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Published Feb 9, 2021 10:01 AM by The Maritime Executive

Job Summary:

Located out of Palmetto, FL, Wide Effect has an immediate opportunity for a Mercury Outboard Master Technician. This is a unique opportunity to work with one of Western Florida’s premier center console boat builders. Master Technicians demonstrate outstanding performance and professionalism, as well as a commitment to provide only the highest standards of service. To qualify, technicians must be Certified in the specific product line for four consecutive years without any lapses in training.


  • Health
  • Dental
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves system design weaknesses in a Marine Manufacturing Environment
  • AC & DC Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Mechanical & Hydraulic Systems
  • Mercury Outboard Engines
  • Influences the shaping of future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.
  • Implement processes, execute installations, and perform troubleshooting daily on the production floor.
  • Receptive to instructions from immediate supervisor.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.

RequiredSkills / Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work on the production floor daily alongside workforce.
  • Working knowledge of the systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Working knowledge of the system engineering process.
  • Good ability to grasp and apply new information quickly.
  • Good ability to handle more complex assignments as experience progresses.
  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction.
  • Builds stable working relationships internally.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Good ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound systems engineering design.

Education / Experience:

  • Mercury Master Technician
  • ABYC
  • NMEA
  • NMMA
  • CZONE Training

Required Specific System Familiarity:

  • Expert in CZONE Marine Applications
    • Installation and troubleshooting: Displays, Keypads, AC & DC interfaces.
  • Expert in NMEA integration.
  • Expert level knowledge of Mercury Outboard Motors.
  • VSI Control Systems.
  • Bow thruster systems.
  • Garmin & Simrad Electronics.
  • High-End appliances for maritime application: icemakers, refrigerators, A/C Systems.

Compensation: $95,000.00