Marine Engine Mechanic


We are seeking Main Engine Alignment Specialists / Marine Engine Mechanic for the job site in Philadelphia, PA

Must have a strong background in the Marine Industry

This is long term work, new construction on Double Hull oil tankers & Container Ships

1.Use Micrometers ( to 0.01 mm consistent accuracy )

a. Inside micrometer, dial & digital 0 to 700 mm
b. Outside micrometer, dial & digital 0 to 700 mm
c. Dial & digital bore gauge
d. Dial indicators
e. Perform run-outs and alignments
f. Feeler gauges
g. Crank Shaft deflection gauge
h. Contact Blue Paste
i. Read drawings and understand tolerances

2.  In-Situ Line Boring ( to a 0.05 mm consistent accuracy )
a. Machine set-up and alignment to boring bar
b. Boring bar optical sighting to center line target
c. Machine tool selection and set-up
d. Boring machine operation


3. Main Engine Alignment (Perform Rational Alignment to +/- 0.00 mm Tolerance )
a. Crank Shaft Deflections
b. Sag & Gap Alignment
c. Jack-Slope Bearing Loading
d. Side Chock hand fitting to 80% contact.
e. Bearing chock hand fitting to 80% contact.
f. Intermediate bearing alignment
g. Main Engine Position and run-out
h. Shaft Seals

4. Diesel Engine Mechanics, two stroke & four stroke
a. Hydraulically tensioned bolts
b. Cylinder Cover assembly
c. Hydraulically actuated exhaust valve assembly

5. Basic Knowledge of Engine Room Machinery & Operation
a. Pumps
b. Valves

6. Rigging
a. Perform rigging jobs up to 15 tons
b. Propeller shaft insertion
c. Working knowledge of rigging practices

We provide a benefits package that is very competitive throughout the industry:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Prescription drug plan
  • Life insurance
  • Rewards program
  • Tool purchase programs

Worldwide Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

“engine”  “marine engine”  “alignment” “Marine” “Shipyard” “specialist”

Please submit resume’s for review
Worldwide Labor Support, Inc
(800) 748-1395 phone
(228) 762-3428 fax


Base Pay$30.00 /Hour
Other PayTravel pay + Per Diem
Employment TypeContractor
Job TypeSkilled Labor – Trades
EducationNot Specified
ExperienceAt least 3 year(s)
Manages OthersNot Specified
IndustryOther Great Industries
Required TravelNot Specified