Location: San Diego, California
Title: Marine Technician II
Schedule (FT/PT): Regular Full Time
Travel Required: No
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

At LBYD Federal, “Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsive”, is our motto we live by and practice each day. With the capability to produce high quality designs in a fun, supportive and exciting atmosphere, we recognize our employees are our greatest asset. We offer an exciting variety of opportunities for employees to develop and grow their careers, working alongside diverse and supportive team members to achieve success. We maintain our responsiveness to clients and partners by allowing our employees the autonomy to achieve success.

Along with a competitive benefits package and 401(k) matching, we strive to maintain a 98% employee retention rate, by providing our employees endless growth opportunities. Unique opportunities such as a formalized mentorship program, professional development through North Wind University, a wellness program, celebrating our employees time with us through our employee service awards program, and many others meant to enhance the employee experience ultimately led to high employee satisfaction. Additionally, we strive to support the communities we live, work, and enjoy by taking part in community fundraisers, and volunteering through local and national organizations.

We give you the flexibility to achieve your best work by offering hybrid working options, while fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity and diversity, creating a workplace we feel everyone can achieve success. We take pride in the impact our employees make as leaders, no matter the level within the organization. You will be connected with like-minded, high achieving individuals upon joining our organization leading and participating in the most challenging designs across the world.


The Marine Technician II is responsible maintaining the skills necessary to perform the below duties. Perform all duties of lower grade technicians.


  • Able to perform all skills & duties of lower technician grade levels.
  • Perform all routine repairs and preventative maintenance of outboard motors, boats and boat trailers.
  • Perform limited trouble shooting, diagnosing, overhauling & repairing of Johnson & Evinrude power heads, fuel systems, trim/tilt systems, ignition & electrical systems, and lower units.
  • Perform rigging & repairs to mechanical & hydraulic steering systems.
  • Perform complete boat engine rigging, fuel systems, electrical systems, and ignition systems.


  • Perform limited Johnson & Evinrude warranty work.
  • Perform inflatable repairs, valve replacement, patching, hardware installation.
  • Assist in hazardous materials & waste maintenance and management.
  • Perform installation & limited repairs of various boat accessories: bilges, wash down pumps, lighting, depth finders; navigational systems: compass, radar & GPS systems.
  • Assist in ensuring project personnel to operate vehicles, boats, tractors, trailers & high- pressure sprayer correctly and safely.
  • Perform trouble-shooting repairs of support small gasoline powered equipment.


Education and Experience:

  • Johnson/Evinrude Advanced Servicing Certified (OB2)
  • Mercury Outboard Technician Certified
  • 5 years of Johnson/Evinrude Outboard service experience.
  • 5 years of Mercury Marine Outboard service experience
  • 3 years of experience with inflatable boat repair/service
  • 5 years of experience with maintaining and rigging commercial/gov’t utility boats.
  • 12v electrical systems
  • Familiar with hydraulic & mechanical steering systems
  • Boat rigging: controls, instrumentation, electrical, mechanical, and fuel systems.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 12v marine electrical system understanding.
  • Hydraulic & mechanical steering systems comprehension.
  • Boat rigging: controls, instrumentation, electrical and fuel systems.
  • Launching and Recovering Boats on Trailers
  • Operating Compact Tractors Manual and Automatic

Special Requirements:

DBIDS Military Badging, NIWC Badging


Ability to obtain certifications for forklift operations, Boat Coxswain & CAT 3 Floor Crane from NAVY.


Climbing into, around and inside boats. Working inside bilge hatches, consoles, under boats while on trailers. Climbing ladders to piers, walking along docks and periodic trouble calls on the water.


Working Outdoors, Open Air Shop

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.