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Diesel Mechanic
Seaboard Marine
Port of Miami, FL
Power Mechanics
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POSITION SUMMARY:                

This position performs the maintenance and repairs of the company’s fleet. The fleet consists of vehicles, heavy equipment (top loaders, mules, forklifts, etc). This position may also perform maintenance and repairs to the company’s cranes. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Please note applications out of the geographic region for position applied will not be considered.




  • Full diesel mechanic – minimum three (3) years of experience diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and overhauling diesel engines.
  • Excellent diagnosing and troubleshooting knowledge of related mechanical and electrical systems components – turbo, fuel injection, A/C, EGR, pumps, alternator, starter, drive train, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of diesel engine assembly practices, specifications and procedures involved in maintenance repairs and replacement.
  • Effective analytical skills and the ability to identify problems quickly.
  • High comprehension skills to understand automotive diagrams and reference manuals.
  • Basic Electric Certification.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Experience and ability to use common hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak basic English.
  • Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information.
  • Strong communication skills (oral required; written preferred)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, holidays, as needed.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and strong initiative.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think logically and make sound decisions.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card within 30 days of employment.


  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience repairing, maintaining and overhauling Cummins diesel engines.
  • Experienced in diagnosing and troubleshooting Allison Transmissions.



  • The employee is continuously required to stand, walk, talk, grasp, use repetitive wrist motion, and eye-hand coordination.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, bend forward, squat, twist, reach forward, and pinch.
  • The employee must occasionally lift, carry, and/or push and pull up to 50 pounds. 
  • The employee must occasionally kneel, crawl, reach overhead, use repetitive foot motion and eye-hand-foot coordination.
  • The employee is frequently required to lift up to 5 lbs, carry up to 10 lbs, and push / pull up to 20 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



  • Full maintenance of the company’s fleet (i.e., vehicles, mules, fork lifts and top loaders). 
  • Inspect, analyze, test, measure, repair and perform full or partial overhauls on any of the assemblies and sub-assemblies of heavy duty Diesel engines and gas powered equipment. Perform entire engine disassembly and reassembly (Inframe/Outframe) to restore engine to pristine condition.
  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Corrects equipment deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Perform electric and hydraulic restoration
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on diesel engines and on fuel, brake, and transmission systems to ensure peak performance, safety, and longevity of the equipment.
  • Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and maintain an awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, equipment, etc.) at all times.


  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Perform body work and finish to the fleet as needed.
  • Repair and provide maintenance to the Liebherr cranes.  



  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed by immediate supervisor.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers.



Receives direct supervision from the Power Mechanics Header and the Power Mechanics Manager. Does not exercise supervision over the Power Shop Department and/or any other department.



  • The work is performed primarily in the shop/outdoors; exposed to all possible environmental factors      such as extreme heat, rain, wind and high humidity during day and night shifts.
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to dust, fumes, and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
  • The employee will experience moderate vibration though out hands and body when operating power tools and power industrial experience.



  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The             omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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