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Diesel Fitter (Mechanic) /marine Engineer / Med

SeaLink - Murarrie, QLD

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin


Brisbane - Permanent Full Time

RiverCity Ferries - a subsidiary of SeaLink Travel Group

RiverCity Ferries is looking for bright and energetic individuals with a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude to join our team.

Do you have a qualification as a Diesel Fitter/Marine Engineer/MED?

Looking for an exciting and new work environment?

We encourage you to apply!

About Us

RiverCity Ferries is a subsidiary of SeaLink Travel Group, Australia’s largest land and marine, tourism and public transport service provider with established international operations.

Carrying more than 360 million passengers a year in different locations around the world, our Group has over 8,700 employees operating more than 3,400 buses and 80 ferries in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory, Western Australia, London and Singapore.

RiverCity Ferries has recently been awarded the contract to operate and maintain the Brisbane City Council’s Ferry fleet and associated infrastructure on the Brisbane River. The network is over 20km long operating 30 vessels and associated terminals, including a maintenance and operations facility at Rivergate. The network moves in excess of 5 million passengers a year.

About You

We are looking for an experienced Marine Engine Driver (MED), Marine Engineering or Diesel Fitter to work as a member of the Maintenance team, contributing to a positive team environment. The position is an active physical position.

The successful applicant must possess the following characteristics and experience:

  • Diesel Fitting, Marine Engineering or MED qualifications is essential.
  • Experience in installation, operation, service, fault finding, repair and maintenance of plant equipment such as 12/24 V electrical systems, tanks, sewage systems and equipment fit out.
  • Competent at basic oxy acetylene gas, MIG/TIG welding repairs.
  • Experience in exercising good judgment in appraising difficult situations and making appropriate decisions regarding equipment condition and appropriate corrective action.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, maintenance planning techniques and philosophies, including a continuous improvement approach.
  • Understanding of marine systems and installations.
  • Perform daily engine and machinery checks on assigned vessels.
  • Ensure all maintenance requirements and interventions are recorded.
  • Accurately maintain logs and work orders through to job completion and sign off.
  • Must have an eye for detail and take pride in your work.
  • Organisational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Pride in workmanship.
  • Strong time management, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a degree of autonomy.
  • Ability to work on a roster basis and on call rotation.
  • Adaptable to change.


  • 3 - 5 years’ maintenance experience in the marine environment desirable.
  • Engine rebuild experience.
  • Experienced with quality systems & compliance with the requirements of ISO9001, 14001 and 55001.
  • Ability to develop Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments on assigned jobs.
  • A current C class driving licence or equivalent.
  • Current First Aid with CPR.
  • Forklift Licence.
  • Gantry overhead crane.
  • EWP.
  • High Risk Work (Confined Space/ Working at heights) licence is highly desirable.

About the Role

The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical and Police check.

Based in Brisbane and reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, RiverCity Ferries, this role will work collaboratively in maintaining Brisbane City Council’s vessel fleet.

If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!

We would love to see your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.

Please fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the application and pay close attention to the questions.

Applications close by 16 June 2021. 

SeaLink Travel Group is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people