Jamie Vause

Marine Surveyor and Mechanic


As a life-long Florida resident, Jamie has spent most of it around the water. He is a master marine mechanic, fabricator, serial entrepreneur, and boat enthusiast.


AAC Marine Surveyors LLC — Owner/Operator

Surveyed marine vessels and boats. Surveys include visual inspection, mechanical inspection, infrared analysis, oil analysis, manufacturing research, code compliance, and safety inspections.

Gathered information, images, and diagrams (where applicable) and presented the data in a report that can be used by sellers, buyers, owners, brokers, insurance agents, and lenders.

Vause Rolling Wrench LLC— Owner/Operator

Mobile mechanic. Inspected, diagnosed, and repaired thousands of engines, transmissions, and other mechanical systems of all kinds. Repairs can and have involved rebuilding, fabricating, replacing, or inventing alternative systems and solutions.

Marine specific activities and skills include designing boats and building them from the hull up. Parts and systems designed: engine mounts, exhaust and fuel systems, tankage, water systems, gauges, electronics, decks, cabins, underwater gear, steering systems, etc.

Rebuilt the following components and systems: alternators, starters, injection pumps, injectors, turbochargers, heat exchangers, oil coolers, aftercoolers, water pumps, hydraulic pumps, hydraulic cylinders, and axial and centrifugal jet drives.

Commercial Fishing Business — Owner/Operator

Operated a commercial fishing business focused on grouper fishing. Operations included operating and maintaining a small fleet of vessels, locating reliable fishing locations, planning multi-day fishing expeditions, managing crew, and delivery of product to markets and wholesalers.

E & L Automotive LLC — Owner/Operator

Operated a mechanic shop working primarily on propane delivery trucks. Operations included inspections, diagnostics, and repair of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems as well as managing a team of mechanics.


  • Mechanic Inspections and Diagnostics
  • Mechanical Repair
  • Electrical Systems Inspections and Diagnostics
  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • System Design
  • Fiberglass Construction
  • FLIR


  • ABYC Certified Standards Technician
  • ASE Master Mechanic
  • Mack Advance Engine School
  • Detroit Electronic Engine Components
  • Cat Generator Diagnostics and Advanced Electronic Testing and Repair
  • Certified Diver (hundreds of dives)
  • Captain’s License (expired)



  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Caterpillar
  • Chrysler
  • Continental
  • Clark
  • Cummins
  • Detroit
  • Deutz
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Hatz
  • Honda
  • Hyster
  • International
  • Isuzu
  • John Deere
  • Kohler
  • Komatsu/Lugger
  • Kubota
  • Lehman
  • Lycoming
  • Mack
  • Manitowoc
  • Mercury
  • Mitsubishi
  • MTU
  • Onan
  • Perkins
  • Rotax
  • Suzuki
  • Terex
  • Toyota
  • Westerbeke
  • Yale
  • Yamaha


  • Aisin Seik
  • Allison
  • Borg Warner
  • Dana
  • Eaton
  • Rockwell
  • Twin Disc
  • Ultra Dynamic
  • ZF
February 2, 2021
Jamie Vause

Will Travel Nationally and Internationally 14,500+ Vessels Inspected since 1971

Call at (727) 201-2525 or fill out the online form to learn more.

Serving all of Florida and Nationwide Since 1971

The entire East and West Coast of Florida including Bradenton, Clearwater, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, Destin, Orlando, Fort Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Indian Rocks Beach, Jacksonville, Key Largo, Key West, Largo, Longboat Key, Madeira Beach, Merritt Island, Miami, Naples, New Smyrna Beach, Palm Harbor, Panama City, Pompano Beach, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St Petersburg, St Pete Beach, Tampa, Treasure Island, Venice, Vero Beach, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville and St. Augustine and other surrounding areas.

*Offices in St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay) and Fort Lauderdale