About Us

Shoreside Marine Engineering Services

(SMES) is a collective of mariners',

equipment technicians' , and marine

machinists' with an accumulation of

experience and resources' in the

marine, power generation, industrial,

and earth moving industries'; founded

because people hate working on

boats! Shoreside Marine Engineering

Services also wants to

support the diverse engineering needs

of the maritime communities in the

San Francisco; as well as, Monterey Bay


What We Do


Shoreside Marine Engineering Services

(SMES) is a service company, not a

manufacturer with a service department.

Shoreside Marine Engineering Services 

specializes in Caterpillar®; however, that's

 not all we work on by any means.. We 

also offer services for all of the other 

major manufacturer's as well; gasoline, 

diesel, mechanical, electronic, hydraulic, 

electric, zdrive, v-drive, conventional, 

tractor, whatever. Whether you are in 

need of a simple service or have been 

beating your head with an issue, give us a 

call! We don't want to limit ourselves with 

what we offer; however, examples of

 services you may require that we offer are:

  • Engine Rebuilding (In-frame or otherwise)
  • Engine Resealing
  • Valve Adjustment
  • Injector Synchronization (Mechanical and
  • Electronic)
  • Injector Replacement / Trim Calibration
  • Timing Calibration
  • ECM Reprogramming / Replacement
  • Diagnostic Fault Retrieval
  • Machinery Alignment

More Services

  • After Cooler / Heat Exchanger Service
  • Shaft Packing Renewal
  • Valve Service
  • Pump Service
  • Rigging
  • Machining
  • Welding
  • Detailing / Painting
  • Marine Survey
  • Hydraulic Resealing
  • Hydraulic Flow Testing
  • Hydraulic Calibration
  • Voltage Regulation
  • EPA Tier 1,2,3,4; Interim / Final (Diagnostic and Repair) 
  • Electrical / Electronic / Hydraulic / Pneumatic Circuit Troubleshooting

Contact Us

Shoreside Marine Engineering Services

Southern California, Monterey, and SanFrancisco Bay Area Locations

(916) 821-6944


Monday - Friday: By appointment

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: By appointment