Seapower Marine Jersey is a young, dynamic and growing boatyard with premises at La Collette. We are seeking an experienced Marine Engineer to join our expanding team. The candidate must have previous marine or automotive repair background and should have a positive outlook, a can-do attitude and excellent customer service skills. The job entails repair, servicing and diagnostics on both large marine diesel engines, generators and outboards. Tailored training will be provided for all brands we represent.
Johnathon lives and breathes boats, when he is not in the workshop or fixing a customer’s boat he is on the water. Born in Jersey, Johnathon has grown up with boats, his career began at age 17 with a Marine Engineering apprenticeship with a reputable island firm. He successfully completed 16 years with the company and attended all Volvo Penta, Perkins Sabre and MAN training courses to keep him abreast of industry and manufacturer changes and to ensure the clients needs were always being met. From there Johnathon established Seapower Marine with the goal of not only providing exceptional knowledge, but superior customer service to boot!
Having worked for many years as an Office Manager to a large local electrical company, Maggie has chosen to join Seapower Marine, mostly because Seapower is young and vibrant with a ‘can do’ attitude and drive to push forward. All the qualities that Maggie sees in herself! Maggie loves customer interaction and her biggest challenge is to keep all the boys in line.
Ben is another in the team who’s heart is firmly in the sea. Ben is an avid surfer and fisherman so working on boats comes naturally. Having started his career as a car mechanic, Ben soon switched across to marine and after completing a brief transitional training course with a local marine engineering company, Ben was marine ready. Over the years Ben has completed numerous Volvo Penta and Evinrude outboard courses, helping him to increase his knowledge and fault find engine problems with ease. Engine electronics and diagnostics are a favourite of Ben’s and he continues to represent Seapower Marine at all Volvo Penta training courses.
Jo is a local lad who has a long history of working with engines and has recently achieved his Level 3 motor mechanic with diagnostic and electrical qualification through Highlands College. Before joining the team at Seapower Marine Jo worked for a number of years at high profile specialist garages repairing automotive engines. Jo’s mechanical career choice naturally stemmed from his outside interests which includes rebuilding bikes and cars. Whilst at Seapower Marine Jo has attended a number of marine related specific training courses, making him quite methodical and particular when it comes to working on customer’s boats. However, we are yet to ignite his passion for boating!
Xav’s mechanical passion began at a young age, a keen Kart racer soon followed with local hill climbs which fuelled his desire to work with cars. He undertook a Renault UK vehicle technician traineeship and upon completion chose to broaden his knowledge into Marine. Xav switched to Marine Engineering with a local Company which provided him with a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience of both the boating world as well as Marine and Industrial Generator units. Xav has since built up several years’ experience with both inboard and outboard marine engines and has completed Volvo Penta training in Fault Finding and Diagnostics.
Leo has recently joined the Seapower team, having gained a large amount of valuable experience working for Ports of Jersey as a marina attendant. He completed a degree in Marine Sport Science at Plymouth University, where he also attained a commercial diving qualification. In his free time, Leo enjoys keeping on track of his fitness, going out fishing, and diving. Leo shows energy, enthusiasm and determination in all aspects of his job and provides excellent customer service. He is keen to be expanding his skill set into Seafire fire extinguisher systems. With a wealth of skills, with electronic and water system installations in particular, Leo is a fountain of knowledge in all things marine and is a very valued member of the Seapower team.
Unit 2 Marine Leisure Business Park La Collette, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3NX