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Dan Orchard

Marine Mechanic, ABYC Marine Electrician

CAS Power Marine Ltd.

Job Description

Work is different each day in the marine world. We install, service and repair all systems critical to a boat and its proper operation. This includes engine and propulsion mechanical systems, cosmetic hull and structural hull repairs and all internal electrical systems including 12 volt DC and 120 volt AC systems.

It is a fast paced career with plenty of variety and opportunities - including days under the sun on the water!

Relevant School Subjects

  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Technological Education

Areas of Expertise

  • Leisure/Sports/Tourism
  • Retail/Customer Service

Career Story

  • 1 year Georgian College Pre-apprenticeship program
  • 3 year apprenticeship with CAS Power Marine and Georgian College
  • certification with manufactures is a mix of online and in-person training during each winter consisting of several weeks with Mercury/Mercruiser, Volvo Penta, Suzuki and other partner suppliers
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