About the Position

We strive to provide the highest level of service and factory support to Volvo Penta leisure and commercial customers. Our family-owned and operated company offers secure, non-seasonal work. We invest in our employees, offering on-the-job training as well as continuous factory training to allow our technicians to grow professionally.

All technical positions are based on ‘straight time and overtime’ hours. We are not a flat rate environment. Individual advancement is based on job performance efficiency and training qualifications. Our workshop is equipped with advanced diagnostics systems, the full range of special tools, and the very latest service information. We also have one of the largest genuine Volvo Penta Parts and Engine inventories in the country to allow for seamless workflow. This position includes diagnosing and determining proper parts and labor efforts to arrive at solutions for Volvo Penta customers. This includes on-site and travel to vessels within the San Francisco Bay Area. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of marine systems and a basic knowledge of boats.



Essential Functions

  • Determines engine, drives, and controls condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests
  • Completes overhauls as well as other repairs and services identified during the diagnostic process
  • Installs and commissions Volvo Penta engines, drives and controls
  • Performs Volvo Penta propulsion system pre-delivery commissioning (PDC)
  • Completes Volvo Penta preventative maintenance (hour and annual services)
  • Works with vessel operator to verify performance by conducting sea trials and making necessary adjustments as needed
  • Contains costs by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options
  • Maintains engine and vessel records with accurate documentation of service and repairs
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work environment
  • Accept ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explores value-add opportunities
  • Communicates with customer in a professional manner while on site
  • Provides guidance, assistance, and training to apprentice marine technicians
  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues
  • Strong Laptop/PC skills
  • Must work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to read service and repair manuals, operating instructions, and work orders
  • Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion
  • Fluent with electrical multi-meters
  • Basic understanding of diesel engine electronic controls
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to clearly communicate with technical support, sales, and management
  • Complete company provided manufacture training – online and in-person


Preferred Education/Experience & Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience working with in board out board products
  • Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and must be insurable
  • Own a set of mechanics tools
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is a plus
  • Technical schooling a plus
  • Experience operating a boat a plus
  • Experience with Vodia is a plus
  • Experience with integrating cockpit electronics with propulsion system is a plus
  • A forklift certification is a plus


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Occasional overtime is required.



Technicians may need to travel to vessels to perform service call or to attend factory training and will be provided a company vehicle.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Other Duties

The preceding functions are examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.



Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $27.00 – $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay



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