Junior Mechanic / Boat Yard Technician

Lake of the Woods Docking are hiring a Junior Mechanic / Boat Yard Technician! For more information please see the detail below!

The Boat Centre/LOTW Docking is looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to fill the role of Junior Mechanic / Boat Yard Technician. This position is very exciting and has a fast-paced work life where your responsibilities may change from day to day while keeping in mind the short-term and long-term goals for each of the businesses. From early mornings at the shop to late nights turning a wrench, the job will bring on a lot of unexpected challenges and opportunities.

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods Docking
City: Keewatin
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3P6
Application Deadline: June 25, 2024
Email: colton@lotwdocking.ca
Hours of Work: Seasonal Full-time; Expected Start Date: May 13, 2024; Monday to Friday; Weekends and overtime
Job Type: Seasonal
Wages: $2880 a month

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:


Position Overview:

  • Keep the shop and shop yard clean and organized
  • Launch/Pull customer boats from water
  • Winterize/Summerize boats
  • Replace/repair any and all mechanical/electronics work as assigned
  • Complete Interior and Exterior Detail/Polish work on boats as assigned
  • Learn about and complete Gelcoat Repairs as directed
  • Installation of boat accessories
  • Document all work completed, and parts used for repairs as well as the time duration for repair
  • Ordering parts stock/repair parts as required
  • Tracking and updating shop inventory records
  • Build relationships with shop customers and promote the different shop services
  • Work as required to fulfill operations requirements such as property openings and maintenance
  • Assist in the process of setting up docks for the summer
  • Assist in winterizing/summarizing water pressure systems for marinas and other properties
  • Assist in marina openings
  • Other operational duties as assigned

Major Work Activities:

The Junior Mechanic / Boat Yard Technician is responsible for the execution of business activities at The Boat Centre/LOTW Docking in the following ways but not limited to:

LOTW Docking

  • Reaching out to customer database by phone to secure new business and respond to inquiries for the following areas: winterization & storage, boat service, repair, and detailing
  • Developing and maintaining a strong relationship with customers to increase customer retention and satisfaction
  • Assisting in the removal and installation of dock ramps and anchors at all docking __cpLocations
  • Assisting in the draining and energizing water systems at Marinas
  • Assisting in maintenance for docking __cpLocations when required throughout the season
  • Assisting in Spring and Fall Winterization of Docks at each Docking Location
  • Other operational duties as assigned

The Boat Centre

  • Answering the shop phone/texts and providing quotes to potential customers
  • Working closely with The Boat Centre shop manager to secure new business by creating and confirming customer quotes
  • Wrapping and Unwrapping Boats and watercraft
  • Organizing Boats in the Yard
  • Transporting boats between Lake of The Woods and The Boat Centre
  • Mechanical repairs as assigned by the shop manager
  • Completing and keeping record of checklists for all vessels and vessel contents going into and coming out of storage
  • Shrink wrapping and winterizing Customers’ boats for storage
  • Other operational duties as assigned


Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:


  • Customer service focus, excellent communication skills used to treat all customers and team members with respect and professionalism
  • Ability to provide the manager with information and recommendations promptly
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude including being flexible with the changing needs of the customer
  • Able to perform all assigned duties with attention to detail, speed & accuracy
  • Able to prioritize, organize, and follow up on tasks until completion
  • Be a clear thinker, and able to resolve problems using critical thinking
  • Able to follow directions closely and thoroughly
  • Have extensive knowledge of boating, navigation, and fishing on Lake of the Woods
  • Have basic knowledge of equipment maintenance
  • Ability to focus and maintain attention to performance of tasks despite stressful, emergency, critical, or unusual interruptions
  • Able to monitor and maintain accurate records of inventory, equipment, and fuel
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to stay on schedule and keep track of time when it comes to planning and scheduling guests’ activities

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs for extended periods
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.


Junior Mechanic/Boat Yard Technician maintains:

  • PWC license and extensive boating experience
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send your resume to colton@lotwdocking.ca

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