Baader Technician

Phoenix Processor LP - Seattle, WA

ContractEstimated: $34,000 - $48,000 a year

Phoenix Processor LP is hiring experienced Baader Technicians to work on our two fish processing vessels, MV Excellence or MV Phoenix. Both ships will be operating in the Hake and Pollock fisheries.

Technicians may set a rotation schedule splitting time between at sea work and port work when the ship is at Pier 90 in Seattle. Work is available for up to nine months of the year. Initial at sea contract begins May 2019. There is port work available prior to sailing to familiarize you with the ship.

While working at sea hours are 12 on and 12 off, 7 days per week. Pay is a guaranteed day rate with bonus opportunity based on production. Day rate is paid twice monthly and bonus 10 days after the end of each fishing season. Rates are negotiated according to experience and we are competitive in industry rates.

Working at sea the conditions can be cold and wet. You must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, work around moving machinery, climb, stoop, kneel and crouch as necessary to perform job duties.

The Baader Technician is a permanent position qualifying for health insurance benefits after two months. At one year we provide life insurance and you are eligible to enroll in the 401k plan with employer match.


  • Maintenance and repair of Baader mechanical and electrical systems for fish fillet machines
  • Train processing crew in operating and safety procedures for fish fillet machines
  • Able to make necessary adjustments to equipment as to meet product specifications
  • Understanding of product recovery and able to test and make adjustments as necessary
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems to control parts ordering and inventory
  • Work as a team with the Factory Engineering Department, Production Manager and Quality Control Manager to ensure quality product

If you are interested, please forward your resume. Please include any training certifications you may hold related to Baader mechanical or electrical systems. You must have experience working with Baader machines to apply for this position.

Job Type: Contract


  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely