Medium Speed Diesel Engine Technician

Flagship Management Published: July 17, 2019
Houston, United States
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Medium Speed Diesel Engine Technician

Our client is a major dealer for diesel, natural gas engines, heavy-fuel engines, turbochargers, and governors & controls systems used in marine, petroleum, industrial, and electric power generation applications throughout the US Gulf; the Caribbean; and


  • Responsible for assisting with the service and overhauling of medium speed reciprocating engines and components.
  • Perform maintenance, overhauls, and repairs to engine components including injectors, fuel pumps, cylinder heads, turbochargers, and governors and control systems
  • Work both in the workshop and in the field
  • Travel to various customer locations upon as directed including shipyards, onboard ship service, power stations, and gas compression stations, and travel to other countries for extended lengths of time.
  • Prepare technical reports for both internal and external customers.
  • Exhibit a sense of urgency
  • Be conscientious
  • Be respectful to customers and co-workers
  • Meets or exceeds the customers’ expectations as well as the Company’s initiatives andmaintains Caterpillar’s standards of excellence.


  • High school diploma
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in (Marine/Mechanical Engineering or Engine Technology) and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in marine operations and/or maintenance operations is preferred.
  • Assistant Engineer License, OEM Service Technician level, or unlicensed seagoing experience for at least 2 years is preferred.
  • Good communication skills including reporting skills and listening skills.
  • Ability to develop leadership qualities.
  • Knowledge of large bore, medium speed diesel engine controls and automation systems on engines such as: MaK, MAN, Wartsila, Bergen/Rolls Royce, HiMSEN, Sulzer, MAN B&W, Mitsubishi, Niigata.
  • Ability to use diesel engine diagnostic equipment.
  • Experience with heavy fuel oil, diesel, gas, duel fuel, & common rail engines.
  • Experience with maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of turbochargers such as Napier, KBB, MAN, ABB, STX is preferred.
  • Good understanding of electrical and automation is desirable.
  • Ability to contribute a positive and motivated environment.
  • Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
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