Marine mechanics diagnose and repair different kinds of watercraft. This profession is an area of specialization within the larger profession of small engine mechanics. Often times, marine mechanics have to repair and maintain different issues pertaining to engines, electrical systems, steering mechanism, and plumbing related to boats. They utilize various types of equipment to perform this work, such as computerized diagnostic equipment. Those who complete a marine mechanic educational program will be able to find work in such positions as marine fleet technician, engine builder, or franchise dealership technician.
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