American Cruise Lines

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
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  • Overview

    Chesapeake Shipbuilding,, located in Salisbury, MD, is the most successful shipyard and naval architecture firm of its kind in the United States today.


    This positon is being created as a result of the addition of a brand new maintenance facility to service our yard equipment including forklifts, cranes, scissor lifts air compressor etc.


    The Mechanic will perform general maintenance of facilities, equipment to support production requirements.  This includes, but is not limited to the analysis and repair of mechanical problems associated with Fork lifts, cranes, scissor lifts, air compressors, etc.


    • Maintain and repair Genie and Terex shooting boom fork lifts and Terex all-terrain yard cranes including diesel fuel system, hydraulics, transmission, and drivetrain.
    • Maintain and repair JLG man lifts, battery powered scissor lifts, and diesel powered air compressors.
    • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions
    • Hours: 40-50 hours per week. Candidates may be asked weekends. Normal hours will be Monday-Friday.


    • Minimum 5 years similar experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial equipment
    • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics
    • Highly motivated, self-starter, organized and able to multi-task
    • Works well individually with minimal direction and as a team member
    • Must be a proactive problem solver
    • Must possess a working knowledge of the appropriate tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks and knowledge of standardized maintenance regulations


    Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. is part of a larger affiliated group of companies including American Cruise Lines, the largest U.S.A. cruise company, and Pearl Seas Cruises,  Chesapeake Shipbuilding is a stable and profitable company and offers a work environment with upward mobility.


    With over thirty years of direct industry experience, we have become a leading designer and builder of a notable array of commercial ships from 90 to 400ft. Our vessels operate all over the world and are suited for inland waterway or ocean service. Our specialization in the design and construction of luxury cruise ships, tugboats, and work boats has enabled us to develop an unrivaled expertise in this field. 

     Chesapeake Shipbuilding is located in Salisbury, MD on the “Eastern Shore” conveniently located between the Chesapeake Bay and the resort beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.  The lands and waters of the Eastern Shore offer a plethora of outdoor activities that include sailing, deep sea fishing, hunting and resort beaches.


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