Marine Engineer

Industry: Marine Engineering

Location: East Coast of Ireland

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Pat O’Donnell & Co. is seeking a fully qualified Engineer to carry out service, diagnostic, repair, overhaul and installation work on Volvo Penta Marine engines.

Personal Characteristics

Responsible: ability to take ownership of tasks and duties, must be capable of working to the highest standards un-supervised and take responsibility for all works carried out

Dedicated: committed to delivering an uncompromising approach to quality where customer satisfaction is a must

Team Player: can work with After-Market Team to deliver overall department objectives

Determined: ability to work on own initiative and deliver to deadline

Good Communicator: ability to listen and understand customer needs whilst communicating company’s message and reflecting our brand values

Key Requirements

  • Marine or automotive engineering apprenticeship qualification
  • Experience in a similar industry
  • Previous attendance at manufacturer training courses from Volvo Penta and/or competitors
  • Experience of equipment and systems on boats up to 40m in length and ideally of the Volvo Penta engine and gearbox
  • Excellent problem solving and diagnostic capabilities together with knowledge of marine electrics, engine management systems and general boat systems.
  • Good communication skills

Job responsibilities

  • To analyse and diagnose issues with marine engines
  • To carry out services, repairs and overhauls of Volvo Penta Products
  • To install Volvo Penta products
  • To advice on necessary parts required for the maintenance and upkeep of Volvo Penta Products
  • To liaise with customers and maintain good relationship building with both new and existing customers
  • Travel to and from customer locations
  • Travel to and from Pat O’Donnell & Co. locations
  • To maintain knowledge and skills levels in line with Volvo Penta guidelines


  • Position is based along the East Coast, travel within Ireland and overseas is a necessary requirement of the position


  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Company Van
  • Permanent Health Insurance Scheme
  • Negotiable


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