Are you captivated by the idea of working near water or helping others conquer the high seas? Fascinated by motors and the inner workings of engines? Becoming a marine technician might be your dream career.
As a marine mechanic, you’ll learn to work on aquatic vehicles of all shapes and sizes—everything from yachts and cruise ships to fishing vessels and smaller personal boats and watercrafts. It’s a hands-on career in which you spend your day diagnosing and repairing mechanical, hydraulic and electrical issues with water vehicles, and working on a variety of inboard and outboard motors. Wondering what this career is all about? Here’s a deep dive into the job.