Marine Service Manager

Direct activities of boat-repair services.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Marine Service Managers do?

Directs activities of boat-repair service, according to knowledge of maintenance needs of small craft and marine safety requirements: Confers with owner or crew of vessel to obtain maintenance history and details concerning condition of craft. Observes and listens to vessel in operation to detect unsafe or malfunctioning equipment and leaks or other flaws in hull and superstructure. Performs tests on vessel and equipment, using gauges and other standard testing devices. Estimates cost of repairs according to familiarity with labor and materials requirements or fee schedule. Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, painting, and otherwise restoring vessels to seaworthy condition. May repair vessels, assisted by other workers.

Should I be a Marine Service Manager?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Manager, Marine Service

    How to become a Marine Service Manager

    Most Marine Service Managers have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:98nlaa&chl=no+college+%2842%25%29|certificate+%2841%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|bachelor%27s+%288%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,42,42
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