Marine/Mechanical Technician

Clearance Level
Bayview, Idaho
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Diesel Engines


Mechanical Systems


REQ#: RQ145458
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

The Marine/Mechanical Technician will provide:

Installation and maintaining navigation aids (lights). Navigation skills and equipment.  Operate tugboats, towboats, small maritime craft, or self-propelled barges to include navigation skills, maneuvering and communications. Familiar with engineering and fleet operating principles related to marine systems. Work independently providing waterfront technical support for troubleshooting small boat systems, providing preventative and corrective maintenance, maintaining/repairing 50 to 150 HP outboard motors, marine diesel engines, and electrical generating plants.      Inspect all watercraft, develop repair packages, develop cost estimates, oversee other support technicians’ execution of assigned repair packages and conduct acceptance testing. Maintain and repair machinery such as: winches, gear and chain driven transmission systems, hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, pump motors, cranes and hoists, boats and barge propulsion systems powered by gasoline and diesel engines.  Familiarity with the installation of electrical and mechanical components including but not limited to boat alterations for security systems, instrumentation, cabling, gauges and sensors, radars, external speakers, depth sounders, sonar, cabin and deck lighting, engines, pumps and shore power. Transport of passengers, material and freight.  Conduct training for small boat operators on marine systems and associated platforms. Towing submersibles or arrays on determined course using precision Navigation. Positioning & rigging to anchor a variety of floating platforms. Salvage and ROV operations. Over the water crane and rigging operations. Ship systems and methods of handling large vessels up to 130 ft. long and capable of lifting 80 tons. Planning, assembly, fabrication and installation of rigging used for handling and positioning model prototype test components and fixtures.   Knowledge of rigging materials such as wire rope, natural and synthetic fiber rope, clips, shackles, hooks, pad-eyes, swivels, rams and jacks, etc.   Operate Category 1, 2, 3 and/or 4 Cranes. Operation of winches, cranes, hoists.

Requires HS Diploma and 1+ years of applicable experience.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

4 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.