Ship Mechanic

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Ostende, Belgium


Full Time

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+31 (0)70 2400170


OCRE is hiring an experienced Ship Mechanic with MTU experience. As an all-round boat mechanic, you find it fascinating to carry out varied and technical work on various ships.

Start: ASAP

Rotation: 4 weeks on / 4 weeks off or 6 weeks on / 6 weeks off

Focus Activities

  • Maintenance of engines and ships.
  • Assessing repair requests for the ship.
  • Carrying out and correctly completing scheduled maintenance in Marad.
  • Research into malfunctions in diesel engines.
  • Specify required parts.
  • Passing on orders to the purchasing department.


  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Have completed a technical education or equivalent through experience.
  • Have basic knowledge of engines, pumps, hydraulics, generators, electricity, etc.
  • Have experience in the maritime industry is a plus.
  • Experience with MTU engines is a plus.
  • Can work with polyester is a plus.
  • Can weld to stainless steel or aluminium is a surplus.
  • Have knowledge of petrol outboard motors, gearboxes and propeller shaft systems.

Apply directly or contact Robin De Cocq at or call +31 (0) 702 400 170 for more information.

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