The Marine Technician will primarily be responsible for working on all mechanical and electrical systems associated with boats, yachts, and other aquatic vessels for our clients. This person will need to have an interest in the industry with knowledge of engines and high & low voltage electrical. This position requires working in all seasons independently at the shop, off-site, or at marinas. The Marine Technician reports directly to the Lead Technician.


About Brightwork Marine LLC


Brightwork Marine LLC is locally owned and operated, based in Muskegon, Michigan. We specialize in providing repair and maintenance solutions for all boat and watercraft needs. We service clients along the Lakeshore and remotely, upon request. With over a decade of industry experience, we understand the importance and value of proper watercraft maintenance. We are looking forward to growing our team! To learn more, visit our website at http://www.mybrightwork.com/.


  • Daily maintenance includes reviewing gas engine diagnostics and repair, engine drive diagnostics and repair, plumbing, sanitation systems, fuel systems, HVAC, and electrical systems.
  • Utilize problem-solving abilities to test, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of mechanical systems.
  • Conduct routine maintenance such as oil changes and winterizations.
  • Perform mechanical and safety inspections of vessels.
  • Accept tasks from the Lead Technician while planning and implementing the execution strategy.
  • Install new systems, upgrade existing systems, conduct operational tests, and suggest modifications.
  • Uphold a clean and coordinated work area with safety practices in place.
  • Document all inspection and repair jobs, test the results of work performed.
  • Regularly maintain supply, tool, and parts inventories to meet client needs.


  • 2+ years of experience in a technical repair role required.
  • Experience with boat specific systems such as HVAC, AC/DC electrical, sanitation, etc.
  • Ability to operate a wide range of different boats required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Candidates must have advanced skills in at least one area of the service department
    • Knowledge of Inboard, I/O gas engine diagnostics and repair.
    • Knowledge of Outboard engine diagnostics and repair.
    • Knowledge of Marine Diesel diagnostics and repair.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive customer service attitude.Ability to multitask and work on multiple projects.
  • Highly motivated with a high standard of excellence.


  • Marine Repair Certification & Training from accredited institutions a plus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually medium to loud. The work can be moderately dirty with varying temperatures throughout the seasons. Outdoor work is expected. Work on the water and docks is also expected.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move varying amounts of weight (up to 50 lbs. or more), depending on the task at hand. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to kneel, bend at the waist, and work in a standing position for a period of time. Must be able to climb stairs. Simultaneous and often repetitive use of hand, wrist, and fingers is required.