Marine Services Technicians

Marine services technicians inspect, maintain, and repair marine vessels, from small boats to large yachts. They work on vessels' hulls, engines, transmissions, navigational equipment, and electrical, propulsion, and refrigeration systems. Depending on their specialty, they may also be known as motorboat mechanics, marine electronics technicians, orfiberglass technicians. Marine services technicians may work at boat dealerships, boat repair shops, boat engine manufacturers, or marinas. Naturally, jobs are concentrated near large bodies of water and coastal areas.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
Skills
  • Building/Trades
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Hands On
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required

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