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Diesel Mechanic





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Job Description:


XOCEAN is an ocean data company – we collect data for clients ranging from mapping the seabed to monitoring the environment. However, we do this differently, instead of using conventional crewed survey ships, we have developed a marine robotic system known as an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV).


Responsible for maintenance and repair on XOCEAN’s fleet of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs).

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

Mechanical servicing of equipment including diesel generators to a very high standard.
Fault finding in mechanical and electrical systems.
Manufacture of test-equipment/jigs and fixtures.
Compliance with execution and promotion of Quality, Health and Safety standards on site at all times.
Following appropriate processes and signing off on completed work.
General duties and facilities maintenance as required.

On occasion, this role may involve:

Implementing, maintaining, managing, and updating all standard operating procedures and processes appropriate to the role.
Monitoring workshop tooling and consumables levels and purchasing same, with approval from Supervisor.
Training other team members to the required standards, including coaching and mentoring.

Requirements: Essential Skills / Attributes and Experience

Significant expertise with diesel engines.
Strong mechanical fitting ability.
Ability to work to a very high-quality standard.
Hold full clean drivers’ licence.
The ability to interpret Drawings or Standard Operating Procedures.
Ability to adhere to strict health and safety guidelines.
Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to work under time pressure.
The successful candidate may be required to travel.

Desirable Experience

Marine experience i.e., servicing marine engines, bilge pumps etc.
BE or higher classification drivers’ licence or experience of towing trailers.
General marine skills such as joinery, fibreglass repairs etc.
Off-shore qualifications i.e., Powerboat licence, offshore survival, radio operators licence etc.


Applicants must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria. Desirable criteria may be used for further shortlisting.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however due to very high volumes, only those who are selected for further consideration, will be contacted directly.
To be eligible for this position you must have a valid working visa / permit to work in Ireland.
Closing date for applications is 8 September 2022.
Please apply online and follow the instructions or submit your CV to .
Diesel engine, mechanical fitting interpret drawings

Pension Performance Bonus Healthcare


Permanent / Full-time

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