The Lead Marine Mechanic is located at Cape May, NJ and is a highly skilled mechanic capable of performing hands-on repairs to all machinery or mechanical equipment on board Authority vessels. Reports to the Senior Manager and is the lead person for maintenance and repair personnel; and evaluates work for quality, efficiency and safety. Assigns and oversees work by the following positions: Mechanics, Welders, Electronic Technicians, Marine Electricians, and Mechanic Assistant. Assists in maintaining records and coordinating maintenance activities with other departments. Diagnoses and makes necessary repairs to any machinery or mechanical equipment on board Authority vessels, rescue craft, work boats, and ashore. Has thorough knowledge of equipment being repaired with respect to specifications and guidelines required for safe and reliable maintenance. Responsible for following established safety practices while performing assigned duties to protect self, co-workers and the public from personal injury and to prevent damage to Authority property.