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Fairbanks Morse Engine

Shop Mechanic - Norfolk

Fairbanks Morse Engine - Norfolk, VA

*This position is based out of the Fairbanks Morse Service Center in Norfolk, VA.*

The Shop Mechanic is an entry level mechanic that performs repairs and overhauls of engine components under the supervision of Sr. Mechanics. The Mechanic shall maintain a professional and positive attitude, perform quality workmanship, and be responsive to customer needs.

Required Skills


Ability to perform inspections and document results.

Ability to perform repairs and overhauls of engine components.

Assist in the repair and overhaul of diesel engines on marine vessels or at customer sites when necessary.

Assigned to shop and warehouse duties including general machining, assembly, part receiving, inventory, and miscellaneous shop duties.


Perform work related tasks in accordance with company product-line tech manuals.

Document work performed in daily service reports.

Document results of tests and inspections.


Perform work related tasks in accordance with published safety guidelines.

Wear appropriate PPE per company guidelines and in accordance with job duties.

Immediately report all work related accidents or injuries to the appropriate personnel.

Complete annual safety training requirements.

Report all near miss or potential safety hazards in writing.


Provide accurate and timely reporting according to company guidelines.

Provide time cards, expense reports, mileage reports, project reports.

Maintain personal tool inventory in accordance with company policy.

Maintain company property according to company policies.

Document use of Vehicle, credit cards, test equipment, laptop, and pager.


Perform high quality workmanship.

Be responsive to customer needs and act as an FME ambassador of customer.

Provide answers to all questions and concerns


Complete all work in an efficient and timely manner.

Adhere to company dress code and safety regulations.

Maintain professional attitude and appearance.

Required Experience

Required experience (one or more of the following) High School Diploma or GED required and ASDT ( Associate of Applied Science Diesel Technology) preferred

Three years military experience – navy engineman

Equivalent industry experience

Basic knowledge of diesel engine

Must be able to read and interpret engine line diagrams and blueprints

Technical skills High mechanical aptitude

Interpersonal Skills Professional attitude


Works well with others

Other skills: Proficiency in English language (verbal and writing)

Ability to handle stressful situations

Must have ability to regularly lift at least 35 pounds

Maintain valid driver’s license

Computer skills Basic word processing

Spreadsheet processing

Electronic mail


Job Progression requirements Interest and capability of being promoted to Sr. Mechanic.

Completion of FME Training Manual.

Complete appropriate on the Job Training.

Job Location

Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Position Type


16 days 11 hours ago

Fairbanks Morse Engine


Shop Mechanic - Norfolk Fairbanks Morse Engine - Norfolk, VA, United States


Location: Norfolk, VA

Company Profile:
Fairbanks Morse Engine, based in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, is a worldwide leader in engine technology and manufacturing. Since the company's inception in the 1870s, Fairbanks Morse has produced a wide variety of products, including the Eclipse Windmill, the Train Master locomotive, and the first commercially successful gasoline engine in 1893.