Motorboat Mechanics & Service Technicians
Also called: Boat Mechanic, Marine Mechanic, Marine Technician, Mechanic
What they do:Repair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.
On the job, you would:
- Disassemble and inspect motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.
- Mount motors to boats and operate boats at various speeds on waterways to conduct operational tests.
- Start motors and monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, or misfiring.
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Word processing software
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