Maritime Mechanic
Gryphon Technologies
Virginia Beach , VA, US
4d ago


Gryphon Technologies, Inc. (Gryphon) is a premier engineering and technical services provider supporting National Security programs.

Gryphon is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle.

We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.

Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Five (5) possition available; (3) Dam Neck Naval Base, VA, (1) Pearl Harbor Naval base (Ford Island), HI and (1) Agana, Guam Naval Base


  • Perform repair and maintenance to include, but not limited to, fiberglass hull repair, patching, welding, metal forming, metal forming, sheet metal work, minor body repair, fender repair, engine maintenance, and repair for both inboard and outboard motors.
  • Provide day-to-day general support shop activities.

  • Able to service and repair jet and propeller dive systems and gearing. Shall perform basic electrical repair and troubleshooting for ignition, lighting, panel controls, accessories, and DC output points.
  • Service and repair boat trailers in accordance with manufacturer specifications. This includes performing a full range of services for repairing brakes, axles, bearing, lighting, and tire replacement
  • Perform other projects and / or tasks as assigned and / or needed.
  • Perform engine and drive system alignments.
  • Remove / reinstall engines and drive systems from small boats.
  • Troubleshoot engine problems and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Maintain / overhaul basic hydraulic systems.
  • Validate dimensions on drawings, determines appropriate materials, and best removal and installation route during a ship check.
  • Assemble and repair components based on OEM installation drawings, material provided, and ship check notes.
  • Use various hand tools, torque wrench, drill press, welding machine, air compressor, generator, chain hoist,
  • Read and interpret OEM engineering drawings and instructions.
  • Support electrical and mechanical disciplines.
  • Operate power tools.
  • Identify tools and materials per task and request materials as needed.
  • Assist in jobsite set-up, maintenance, restoration and securing.
  • Knowledgeable and trained in safe work practices.
  • Prepare and cleanup work area.
  • Possess and maintain an active security clearance.
  • Possess and maintain valid driver’s license and meet the company’s policy on ability to drive company vehicles.
  • Perform first pass QA of mechanical installs to include but not confined to hoses, wiring harnesses, sensors, mounting bolts, fluids, torques, etc.
  • Qualifications


  • Maritime Mechanic shall have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certified mechanic with either Evinrude, Honda, Mercury, Suzuki or Yamaha commercial, outboard engines and ancillary equipment.
  • Maritime Mechanic shall have experience in aluminum, and glass reinforced plastic (GRP) hull repair, the process and the procedures required to make minor and major repairs.
  • Maritime Mechanic shall have experience with troubleshooting and minor repairs of inboard marine diesel engines manufactured by Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel and Cummins.
  • Must be a team-player.
  • Must have a high school diploma / GED
  • Must be familiar with common hand tools and special tools used in shipboard installation tasks.
  • Communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain a secret security clearance

  • CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Employee is required to access remote areas of multi-level vessels
  • WALKING and CLIMBING. Ability to climb up to four flights of stairs and climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Must comply with Company’s Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and / or rental vehicles
  • One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills.

    Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. A Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one will be required.

    U.S. Citizenship required.

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