Field Service Engineer Vacancy

Service Repair for Doosan V8 engine
August 17, 2020
Autumn Update
October 30, 2020

WaterMota Ltd, supplier of marine and industrial engines based in Newton Abbot, Devon, are looking to recruit a Field Service Engineer to join their small and enthusiastic team to provide a high-level support service to all their clients.


  • Service, diagnosis and the repair of commercial marine engines, generators & gearboxes
  • Attend vessels in the local Devon area and across the UK and Ireland when occasionally required.
  • Complete service records, timesheets, reports and risk assesments.
  • Carry out repairs and overhauls within the workshop
  • Supply technical support to customers via phone or in person if required.

Skills & Attributes


  • Extensive previous and proven practical experience as a mechanic in the commercial marine or automotive industry.
  • Excellent fault-finding skills
  • Sound knowledge of engine and auxiliary electrical systems.
  • Good technology skills including computer use etc.
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Presentable with excellent communication skills with a customer focused approach.
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and work in confined spaces / vessel engine rooms.
  • Live within a commutable distance of Newton Abbot.
  • Ability to work to strict timeframes.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.


  • Commercial marine biased experience.
  • Electronic engine experience.
  • Liaising directly with manufacturers
  • Knowledge of marine hydraulics and steering systems
  • Metal fabrication, Mig / Tig welding.       

In return, we are offering an annual salary of £28K+ (negotiable) dependant on experience, 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, and the use of a service van, laptop, and mobile phone.

To apply please send your CV to