Nov 02, 2016

Yacht Management at The 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

If you are a yachting enthusiast, then you will be happy to hear that the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is just around the corner! Everyone at Yacht Management is excited to what see this year will bring to the event. Come see us at the job fair and who knows, you may even find a new career!

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is one of the largest in-water boat shows in the world, and this year will mark the 57th consecutive year of the event.

The FLIBS will start on Thursday, November 3, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. for VIPs, and end on Monday, November 6. Tickets start at $12 for kids and $28 for adults.

If you have attended before, then you can understand why we at Yacht Management, are excited about the event. If this is your first time attending, we guarantee that you will have a fantastic time! The boat show brings out the best yacht owners, yacht management teams, and a whole range of eclectic characters from all over the World.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show caters to vessels of all kinds; including, but not limited to luxury and super yachts, cabin cruisers, sport fishers, high performance yachts, catamarans, ski and power boats, and sailing yachts.

Yacht Management will be at the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) job fair, along with the other industry partners Tradeonly and Soundings. The MIASF always brings the best in the industry together, and Yacht Management is proud to be a part of it this year.

We are looking for a Marine Mechanic, Marine Electrician, and Detailer to join the family or growing, elite family! Scroll down to see the job descriptions and contact Yacht Management to apply! Join us at the MIASF job fair on November 3 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Job Opening: Marine Mechanic

Position summary

Perform various installations and repairs to equipment and machinery, as related to yacht repair and maintenance.  


  • General Ship Nomenclature
  • Adheres to all IPQA Processes & Requirements
  • Basic Vessel Systems
  • Bilge Pumps & Associated Systems
  • General Propulsion System Components
  • Helm Station Components
  • Hoses, Piping & Adapters
  • Knowledge of Safety Policies & Equipment
  • Onboard Power Plants
  • Potable Water Systems
  • Sacrificial Zinc Anodes
  • Shower Sumps & Associated Systems
  • Band Saw, Grinder and Drill Press Operation & Safety
  • Overtime, nights, and weekend work may be required as customer service needs fluctuate.

Required Skills

  • Reading – Has the ability to read and interpret blueprints, and understand very complex material (technical reports, equipment specifications).
  • Mathematical – Basic math and metric system knowledge is required.
  • Writing – required to explain or describe information.
  • Planning/Organizing – Performs activities planned by others.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, completes tasks on time, or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions, uses equipment and materials properly.


  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong, or is likely to go wrong.  It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.       
  • Follows policies, accepts external controls and supervision, and works within the rules.
  • Displays endurance and capacity for a fast pace.
  • Follows policies, accepts external controls and supervision, and works within the rules.
  • Has a positive attitude regarding people and outcomes.
  • Ability to easily adapt to change.
  • Is friendly, cooperative, and a team player.
  • Able to work independently at times and make sound decisions.
  • Knows limitations and when to ask for help.

Required Experience

  • 4 - 5 years’ experience in a general marine mechanic position.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational/Technical/Business School
  • Physical Requirements:
    • The ability to stoop, crouch, pull, push, reach, hear, near vision, kneel, talk, stand, grasp, walk and lift up to 50 lbs. are required.
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