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Tracking Code DLDM-19-0149-W
Job Code 19-0149
Posting Title Marine Mechanic
Post Date 2/10/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 50%
City Lakenheath
State UK
Country IT
Description MARINE MECHANIC (DLDM-19-0149-W):

Bowhead seeks an experienced Small Boat operator who is also qualified as a Marine Mechanic to join our team at RAF Lakenheath Air Base in Suffolk, United Kingdom.

The Marine Mechanic will support United States Air Force Headquarters Air Combat Command by providing training in boat operation and maintenance, assisting in the development and presentation of training courses for Combat Rubber Raiding Craft (CRRC), Advanced Rescue Craft (ARC), and outboard engine operation and maintenance.

Will provide small boat coxswain support during divining operations.

Must be able to conduct routine preventative, corrective and casualty maintenance on all small boat systems, to include trailers.

The Marine Mechanic shall assess Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical (HM&E) systems condition readiness using tests, open and inspect checks, troubleshooting, log entries, boat historical data and other means.

Location: RAF Lakenheath brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight, such as the most advanced Joint Direct Attack Munitions used by the F-15E. RAF Lakenheath provides all-weather, day or night air superiority and air-to-ground precision combat capability and multi-staged improvement program avionics.
Requirements • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

• Must have three (3) years’ experience in Small Craft operation, Navigation Rules-of-Road, Seamanship. Dive Locker/Maritime communications.

• Must have three (3) years’ experience and current certification in maintenance and repairs of marine outboard engines including Outboard Mechanic Certifications from Yamaha, Mercury or Evinrude.

• Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) outboard maintenance and repair certification or powersports certification is a plus.

• Applicants who received the Navy Enlisted Classification Code (NEC) EN-4313 and/or can demonstrate completion of the Naval Technical Training School Outboard Maintenance and Overhaul course MASL P145905 will be considered.

• Must have three (3) years’ experience and current qualification in small craft (Zodiac) and the capability to conduct inflatable boat repairs and outboard engine maintenance as outlined in the Navy 3M Systems.

• Must be experienced with repairing and maintaining U.S. Navy small craft.

• Must have three (3) years’ experience the supply system and material ordering procedures and demonstrated writing ability with sufficient technical background to order supplies and repair parts and to prepare reports based on operational testing, and complete vessel assessments and inspections that are necessary to diagnose boat, systems readiness, and prepare accurate vessel overhaul and repair packages.

• Must have three (3) years’ experience and knowledge in the maintenance and use of High-Pressure air compressors.

• Valid Driver’s License is required and qualified candidates must be able to obtain a US Passport.

• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold an active security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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