Mechanical Technician

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Job Description


Do you have experience with technical work in the maritime industry? Are you flexible? Are you eager to work in a dynamic independent position taking care of some of the most vital on-board equipment? If so, we have the pleasure of presenting a very interesting opportunity to you .

MARPRO could well be looking for you.

The head office is based in the UAE with additional surface stations in Bahrain, India and Singapore and will shortly add the Netherlands to their list of represented countries. They are ready to perform services and repair to all makes and models of Turbochargers.

For the new, soon top open workshop in Sliedrecht, only a stone’s throw from the Rotterdam Port Area, our client is looking to hire a Mechanical Technician.



  • Maintaining and repairing rotating and turbocharger equipment;
    You are responsible for the regular upkeep and maintenance of equipment or systems to ensure they operate efficiently and safely. This may include performing routine inspections, cleaning, lubricating, blasting, balancing and renewal of worn-out parts during assembly, packaging works, etc. additionally You are skilled in repairing or overhauling of the Main Engine / Auxiliary Engine Turbochargers. This could involve dismantling, proper inspection, quality analysis of the damaged components, replacement or servicing of the damaged component, balancing works & final assembly. The repair works could be either onboard vessel or at workshop.
  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues;
    When there is an abnormality onboard or at workshop on the Turbochargers, You are called upon to identify the root cause of the problem and implement solutions to fix it. This requires analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and familiarity with the technology involved.
  • Testing & Quality Assurance;
    You may be involved in testing of both ME / AE Turbocharger systems to ensure they meet quality standards and regulatory requirements. This could involve conducting performance tests, analysing data, and making adjustments as needed. Performance tests onboard will be done in the presence of Vessel’s Superintendent or Chief Engineer. If required, they are also called to the workshop to witness the balancing / assembly works. You ensures the quality does not get compromised in any of the works done and will be up to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • Communicating with and supporting engineers;
    You often provide technical assistance to customers, clients, or internal staff. This could involve answering questions, diagnosing issues, and providing guidance on how to resolve technical problems.
  • Documenting machine safety and maintenance;
    You always need to maintain a detailed records of their work, including maintenance schedules, repair logs, and troubleshooting work procedures. This documentation is essential for tracking equipment history and ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Safety Compliance;
    You must adhere to safety protocols and regulations to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of others. This includes having the knowledge & implementing the work procedure correctly, wearing protective gear, and implementing safety measures during maintenance or repair work.
  • As you are the mainstay of the Dutch branch we expect you to be representative, cordial and maintain excellent relationships with our suppliers and customers


Professional Competencies

  • Experience with inspection/maintenance of diesel engines or marine equipment
  • Strong individual worker, good team worker
  • English language skills necessary, Dutch is a plus
  • Communicative skills
  • Flexible attitude
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Technical insight
  • Affinity with shipping and offshore
  • Driver’s license B (E is a plus)

Our client offers an attractive compensation package matching your skills and experience in an informal working atmosphere.

The recruitment process is handled by MARPRO. For questions, please contact us on +31 6 5472 5675

If interested, please upload your motivated application and CV, by clicking the apply link. You receive a confirmation when you have completed the application process. If you haven´t received a confirmation e-mail within 10 minutes after applying, please check your spam folder. In case you locate it in the spam folder, remember to white-list the domain, so you receive invitations to interviews etc.

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