USV Diesel Mechanic
5 March 2021

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Position: Diesel Mechanic
Location: M1 Corridor, Greenore, Co. Louth (travel will be required)


XOCEAN is an ocean data company – we collect data for clients ranging from mapping the seabed to monitoring the environment. However, we do this differently, instead of using conventional crewed survey ships, we have developed a marine robotic system known as an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV).


Responsible for maintenance and repair on XOCEAN’s fleet of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs).

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Mechanical servicing of equipment including diesel generators to a very high standard.
  • Fault finding in mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Manufacture of test-equipment/jigs and fixtures.
  • Compliance with execution and promotion of Quality, Health and Safety standards on site at all times.
  • Following appropriate processes and signing off on completed work.
  • General duties and facilities maintenance as required.
On occasion, this role may involve:

  • Implementing, maintaining, managing, and updating all standard operating procedures and processes appropriate to the role.
  • Monitoring workshop tooling and consumables levels and purchasing same, with approval from Supervisor.
  • Training other team members to the required standards, including coaching and mentoring.

Requirements: Essential Skills / Attributes and Experience

  • Significant expertise with diesel engines.
  • Strong mechanical fitting ability.
  • Ability to work to a very high-quality standard.
  • Hold full clean drivers’ licence.
  • The ability to interpret Drawings or Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ability to adhere to strict health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under time pressure.
  • The successful candidate may be required to travel.

Desirable Experience

  • Marine experience i.e., servicing marine engines, bilge pumps etc.
  • BE or higher classification drivers’ licence or experience of towing trailers.
  • General marine skills such as joinery, fibreglass repairs etc.
  • Off-shore qualifications i.e., Powerboat licence, offshore survival, radio operators licence etc.


  • Applicants must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria. Desirable criteria may be used for further shortlisting.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however due to very high volumes, only those who are selected for further consideration, will be contacted directly.
  • To be eligible for this position you must have a valid working visa / permit to work in Ireland.
  • Closing date for applications is 5th March 2021.
  • Please apply online and follow the instructions or submit your CV to

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