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Lead Mechanic - Outboard Motors

Thomasville, North Carolina, US

We are a newly established boat repair facility located in the picturesque coastal town of Kill Devil Hills, NC. Our state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to providing high-quality repairs and maintenance services for various types of boats. We take pride in delivering exceptional customer service and ensuring that every boat that leaves our shop is in perfect working condition. Join our team and become a vital part of our exciting new venture.


Position Summary: We are seeking a skilled and experienced Lead Mechanic to oversee the daily operations of our boat repair facility. As the Lead Mechanic, you will be responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining a wide range of boats, with a particular focus on outboard motors. Your expertise and leadership skills will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth functioning of our shop and the satisfaction of our valued customers.



  • Perform skilled mechanical work on boats, specializing in outboard motors.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair boat engines, electrical systems, steering mechanisms, and other mechanical components.
  • Conduct routine inspections and preventative maintenance to identify potential issues and address them proactively.
  • Provide accurate cost estimates and timeframes for repairs and communicate them to customers effectively.
  • Coordinate with the service team to ensure timely completion of repairs and maintenance tasks.
  • Train and supervise junior mechanics, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed, parts used, and customer interactions.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulations to create a safe working environment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training in marine mechanics is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a mechanic, specifically working on outboard motors.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve mechanical issues efficiently.
  • Proficiency in using diagnostic tools and equipment to troubleshoot boat engines and systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of boat repair techniques, materials, and tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and diagrams.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality workmanship.
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.




  • Competitive hourly pay range of $30-40/hour, commensurate with experience and skills.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the company.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.



Days - Monday - Friday.

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