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Join Us At Catalina Express!

Catalina Express provides a unique, upbeat and friendly work environment. Offering seasonal and year-round employment on land and at sea, our passenger counts normally peak between April and September. We begin recruiting seasonal staff in February of each year to start training for the busy spring and summer months. With Labor Day officially ending summer, we gradually begin reducing our staff to compensate for the change in business demands during the fall and winter months. If an employee is not retained during our off-peak season, but maintained a positive employment record with Catalina Express he/she may be invited to come back the following season.

Diesel Mechanic

Our engineering team is a group of individuals who take pride in ensuring our vessels are not only the safest but also provide a quality experience for our passengers.  We are looking for individuals to join our team of Vessel Engineers who are willing to put the dedication and attention to detail into their work.

Diesel Mechanic perform routine maintenance on our fleet as directed by the Port Engineer as well as perform inspections of vessels for repair and maintenance standards and procedures working with other company engineers as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in maintaining diesel engines; knowledge of hydraulic systems, electrical HVA systems a plus
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at times
  • Ability to interact with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance
  • Ability to interact professionally with all departments
  • Must have a valid drivers license

Job Conditions and Environment:
This job requires the ability to travel between our ports as well as receive emergency repair calls after hours.  Weekend work is required.  The work may occur under adverse weather conditions.  Travel may be involved on certain projects.  It also requires the ability to fit into tight fitting spaces for repair work.

We offer competitive benefit and compensation packages.  We are and Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.  Pre-employment drug testing is required.

Vessel Engineering Helper

Our engineering team is a group of individuals who take pride in ensuring our vessels are not only the safest but also provide a quality experience for our passengers.  We are looking for individuals to join our team of Vessel Engineers who are willing to put the dedication and attention to detail into their work.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in maintaining diesel engines; knowledge of hydraulic systems, electrical HVA systems a plus
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at times
  • Ability to interact with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance
  • Ability to interact professionally with all departments
  • Must have a valid drivers license

Job Conditions and Environment:
This job requires the ability to travel between our ports as well as receive emergency repair calls after hours.  Weekend work is required.  The work may occur under adverse weather conditions.  Travel may be involved on certain projects.  It also requires the ability to fit into tight fitting spaces for repair work.

We offer competitive benefit and compensation packages.  We are and Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.  Pre-employment drug testing is required.


To apply, please email your completed application and resume to [email protected]. You may also mail in your application and resume to Human Resources at 385 E. Swinford St., Second Floor, San Pedro, CA 90731 or drop off your application at any one of our ticket windows.