Lifeboat Service Technician

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
USA - Houston
Job Advert Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all service, repair, maintenance, installation and testing work is carried out fully in accordance with the instructions issued by the Operations Department, where applicable to current IMO & SOLAS Regulations or to Clients specific requirements
  • Ensure that all stated mobilization and check in arrangements are achieved
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a manner which is safe, efficient and cost effective
  • Ensure that there is continual and measurable improvement in the service offered to Customers and in the manner in which the work is performed
  • Ensure that all work areas are left in a safe, clean, tidy and fully operational condition
  • Ensure that the goals, objectives and targets set by the Service Operations Department are achieved
  • Ensure that all relevant reports / documentation relating to any job is completed in an accurate and legible manner and passed to the Service Operations Department on return from every job
  • Identify and capture any additional work opportunities wherever and whenever possible
  • Ensure familiarisation and compliance with the requirements of the Quality, Health and Safety & Environmental Management Systems
  • Actively demonstrate, encourage and promote correct health and safety and environmental behaviours at any work location
  • Ensure that “best practices” are identified and implemented
  • Ensure that a Task Based Risk Assessment is carried out prior to undertaking any new or difficult task and that all necessary measures are taken to eliminate or reduce any actual or possible risk that may be identified. Ensure that all personnel involved are made aware of actual or potential risks
  • Ensure Service Operations Department are immediately notified of any accidents, incidents or near misses and that these are recorded on an Accident / Incident Report Form and passed to the Operations Department as soon as practicable
  • In all cases the Service Operations Department must be notified of any situation or activity which is unsafe or potentially unsafe
  • Ensure, when dealing with clients or other non-Survitec personnel, that the best interests of Survitec and any other Division of Survitec are always represented/presented
  • Other job-related tasks as assigned

Knowledge and Experience 

  • Field Service, Technical, Lifeboats, Marine Evacuation Systems, Loose and fixed equipment onboard vessels or marine background - Preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a related business and/or in similar industry
  • TWIC

Work Style

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependable
  • Analytical
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Stress Tolerant
  • Cooperative             
  • Integrity
  • Adaptable/Flexible
  • Innovative
  • Positive Social Orientation


  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS), or similar ERP software - Preferred

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Vacation and 10 Holidays
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth, with company match and contribution
Closing Date

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