Marine Mechanical Engineer
Location Largs Yacht Haven, Irvine Road
Opening Date 1 February 2024
Closing Date 31 March 2024

Pay range: Between £25’000- £45’000 per annum dependent on experience

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 8.00am- 5pm

Overtime: x 1.5 of hourly pay rate.

Benefits: 28 days holiday, 10 of these days are to be kept for two week closure over the Christmas period, power tools & work wear, plus more. Overtime available over the busy season. Workplace pension scheme in place.

A busy Scottish based Leisure Marine Engineering Company has an immediate requirement for a Marine Mechanical Engineer.

As a Mechanic/Marine Engineer, you will undertake servicing , installation, modification, repair/maintenance and diagnostics of mechanical equipment/systems, i.e. engine propulsion . Generators. Drive chain systems , reverse gears , stern drives , IPS pods etc. You will ensure that tasks are completed in a structured and professional manner.

Previous experience of  leisure marine installations  and repairs is a prerequisite together with servicing and maintenance of marine engines, hydraulics, propulsion and all other systems is essential. Previous experience and training with Volvo Penta , Cummins, Cat and MAN diesel engines together with some outboard experience, primarily Suzuki and Mercury would be a major advantage.

A good knowledge or interest in power or sailing boats or boating experience would be very good   

Typical tasks include:

  • Marine diesel inboard installations.
  • Outboard installations.
  • Fault finding.
  • Installing and connecting generators/batteries.
  • Engine room fit outs.
  • Various engine services from single cylinder diesels to 13L diesels petrol outboards 2.5- 400hp.
  • Efficient diagnostics and fault rectification.
  • Annual training courses to keep up to date with new products and new technology.


  • Experience working with Marine leisure craft from around 15’-65’.
  • Able to work with all diesel engines including outboards.
  • Seeking candidate that will strive for excellence at all times.
  • Keen to work in a fast paced environment.
  • An ability to work on your own or as part of our team with an understanding of working to deadlines is essential.
  • Trained / times served / Volvo Penta engineer. Must have min 3 years on the tools experience.
  • Candidates will have excellent hands on skills in servicing, repair, maintenance, fault finding and electronic diagnostics with Vodia and or similar diagnostic tools.
  • Boating / sailing experience would be a major advantage. 
  • Full UK drivers licence
Apply To Hazel Salvadori - hazel(at)
Company Name DDZ Engineering Ltd
Address Largs Yacht Haven, Irvine Road
Job Type Engineering
Job Region Scotland

How to apply

If you would like more information about this vacancy, please contact Hazel Salvadori - hazel(at)