Edison Chouest Offshore companies



Marine Diesel Service Technician

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Galliano Marine Service

16201 East Main Street

Cut Off, LA 70345

Recruiter: Carlos Gaspard and Dwayne Griffin

Email: and

Applicants should submit resume and copy of credentials to and .

The marine diesel service technician is a land-based position that will be responsible for the service and repair of marine propulsion and generator engines.


The marine diesel service technician will

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on diesel engines and the equipment they drive.
  • Use hand tools and power tools for the troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and overhaul of diesel engines.
  • Use diagnostic tools, such as pressure gauges, electrical multimeters and process meters, electronic test tools, digital and manual measuring tools, and computerized diagnostic tools to complete accurate assessments of diesel engines and equipment.
  • Specialize in the repair and maintenance of marine diesel engines, but also be available to assist in and learn about other marine equipment, such as compressors, marine reduction gears, thrusters, and propulsion units.
  • Recondition engine components, such as water pumps, oil pumps, fuel systems, etc., and be able to install and test them on live equipment.
  • Communicate and report daily activities to supervisors and management through the use of verbal, written, and electronic reporting tools.


The marine diesel service technician can expect frequent travel to vessels, both inshore and offshore, with the possibility of overnight stays and international travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • High-school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid U.S. driver's license with clean motor-vehicle record
  • Valid TWIC Card
  • Valid US work authorization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical training on marine diesel engines
  • Knowledge of and experience with Caterpillar marine diesel engines (Knowledge and experience with Cummins, Detroit, MAK, Bergen, John Deere, and other major brands would be accepted as well.)
  • Basic computer skills for the use of computerized engine troubleshooting and monitoring tools, such as CAT ET, and electronic reporting tools, such as electronic service reports and email

The Edison Chouest Offshore family of companies is committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. We are dedicated to ensuring all employees are treated with the utmost level of respect as we believe this is the strongest foundation to build upon to foster an environment where employees feel comfortable handling their assignments, sharing their ideas, and pointing out opportunities for improvement.

ECO offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) match.

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