Overview

Exciting Opportunity at Mackinac Island Ferry Company! Join Us as a Diesel Mechanic!

Full-Time Year-Round Position

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling career? Mackinac Island Ferry Company, the largest ferry service connecting passengers and freight to the picturesque Mackinac Island, is seeking a passionate Diesel Mechanic to join our team! Based in the stunning Northern Michigan, you’ll enjoy daily vistas of the breathtaking shoreline and St. Ignace, MI.

Mackinac Island is a globally renowned tourist and historical destination, attracting visitors from all corners of the world. While our peak season buzzes with activity during the warmer months, adventure seekers keep us going year-round. We’re on the lookout for dedicated and enthusiastic team players.

Why Apply?

Competitive Benefits Package: Earn an annual compensation ranging from $70,000 to $110,000.
Continuous Learning: Avail of company-sponsored professional development, including training and certifications.
Skill Advancement: Receive pay increases as you acquire additional certifications.
Tools of the Trade: Enjoy a tool allowance of $500, along with tool insurance up to $15,000.
Uniforms Provided: Company-supplied uniforms for a hassle-free work experience.
Bonuses and Perks: Enjoy a $3,000 sign-on/relocation bonus and participate in our lucrative Mechanic Referral Program.
Health and Time Off: Benefit from health insurance and generous paid time off (3 weeks).
Financial Planning: Secure your future with a Simple IRA, complemented by a company matching contribution.
Spectacular Views: Revel in daily views of the awe-inspiring Northern Michigan shoreline.
Travel Perks: Enjoy unlimited free rides to Mackinac Island.
Share the Experience: Receive complimentary VIP tickets for your family and friends, plus additional discounted tickets.
Exclusive Discounts: Avail of employee discounts at our gift shops.
Team Building: Participate in company-sponsored events.
Growth Opportunities: Thrive in an environment that nurtures career advancement.
Your Role in the Crew:

As a Marine Mechanic, you’ll play a pivotal role in maintaining and repairing our fleet of ferry vessels, ensuring they operate at peak performance. Our fleet boasts CAT Cummins, MTU, and Detroit Diesel engines.

Diagnose and repair engines, drive trains, components, and hardware.
Conduct routine maintenance on boats, engines, vehicles, and trailers.
Winterize engines and prepare them for spring.
Assist in maintaining the vessel’s inspection-ready condition.
Uphold stringent safety protocols at all times.
Manage supply, tool, and parts inventories.
Utilize hand, power tools, and specialized equipment.
Keep your work area clean and organized.
Strive for excellence in performance and productivity.
Qualifications:

Experience in Diesel Mechanics, preferably in the marine or trucking industry.
2 years or more of diesel and power generator experience.
Knowledge of marine engines and drives is advantageous.
Familiarity with AC/DC Electrical systems.
Fabrication skills are a bonus.
Must possess a set of tools.
Valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Willingness and ability to undergo random drug and alcohol tests.
Apply Today!

Seize this adventurous opportunity by visiting our Facebook page “Starline Mackinac Island Ferry” or our website: www.mackinacferry.com.

Mackinac Island Ferry Company is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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