Engineer Mechanic Technician

Set sail with a San Diego original. Our family business, Flagship Cruises & Events, has been serving and entertaining San Diego since 1915. We own and operate San Diego’s largest and finest fleet, ranging from luxury yachts to the Patriot, our 2,800-horsepower jet boat, to the iconic Coronado Ferry. We take great pride in our superior service and staff. We are always on the lookout for great people to add to our team. If you are looking for a unique work environment where you can further develop customer service skills and grow in the maritime industry this may be the opportunity for you.


Flagship Cruises & Events is looking for a Full-Time Mechanic Engineer to maintain a fleet of 11 passenger vessels. Pay is competitive based on experience. We offer quality healthcare and benefits including 401k, vacation time, sick time, and holiday pay. These positions require pre-employment and random drug testing per US Coast Guard regulations. You may also apply in person at 990 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego at the Ticket Booth. Please note that applying in person may result in an immediate interview.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Routine inspections and maintenance as well as troubleshooting problems.
  • Maintaining the preventative maintenance program.
  • Ensure the safe and reliable operation of all vessels, machinery, and equipment.
  • Routinely inspects all areas of the vessels, stages, dock, and marine railway for unsafe conditions.
  •  Maintains engineering operations and maintenance logs; paying particular attention to proper recording of incidents and irregularities.
  • Ensures a clean workplace throughout the day, at the beginning and end of shifts.
  • Reports non-conformities to the Designated Person
  • Ensures the safe and efficient operation of the business at all times using all available means.
  • Supports Facilities, Guest Experience, and all other departments with projects, maintenance, and operations as required.
  • Ensures that all Safety Equipment is present and in good working order.
  • Role model safe working practices, good customer service, and professional behavior at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in an engineering capacity performing maintenance, troubleshooting, and assisting in repair.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to bend, rotate and reach frequently
  • Ascending/descending stairs or ladders safely
  • Ability to maneuver through/in/around small and/or confined areas within the vessel

Pay is based on experience


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Flagship Cruises and Events is based in downtown San Diego, California. All employees are required to work locally. No relocation is being offered at this time.