Boat carpenter at Riverside Boat Company, Newcastle, ME

Employer: Riverside Boat Company, Newcastle, ME

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Position Title: Boat carpenter

Compensation/Rate: $15 - $20 DOE

Job Description: We are a small and busy wooden boatyard in midcoast Maine and have an opening for a motivated individual to join our team. Responsibilities will include boat building, repair, and maintenance of our fleet of 60 wooden boats up to 40', as well as hauling, launching, moving, and winterizing. 

If interested, please send Nat an email for more information and to set up a meeting.

AutoCAD Operator at Teak Decking Systems

Employer: Teak Decking Systems

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Position Title: AutoCAD Operator

Compensation/Rate: Upon Experience

Job Description: Position requires an inherent knowledge of boats and a basic understanding of AutoCAD. Rhino 3d knowledge is a plus. You will be required to create CNC toolpaths from AutoCAD drawings (no G-code experience required) and draw layout approval drawings to spec from pictures and a job order. Basic skills in Microsoft office using Excel and Word are required for creating cut-lists and instructions that go with the finished project. Organization skills and attention to detail are very important. The job requires you to look at pictures and understand the project at hand without seeing a physical part. Having a background in wood working or knowledge of hand tools is very helpful. The machine operates in the same manner and this knowledge adds to the ability to understand how to create toolpaths that will correctly and safely be cut on the CNC machine. A self-starter with great communication and team building skills that can communicate with our sales department to address concerns or questions about design is necessary. We are using BiesseWorks Editor to take our AutoCAD files and create the toolpaths; this is a proprietary software for Biesse CNC machines. Experience with this software is preferred but is not required. Hands on training in this software will be sufficient.

Shipwright at Rutherford's Boat Shop

Employer: Rutherford's Boat Shop

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Position Title: shipwright

Compensation/Rate: $20 - $35 per hour

Job Description: We run the premier wooden boat restoration shop in California. We are a small shop so you have the opportunity to completely involved in any given project. We are about to start the complete restoration of a 57' S&S sloop and have other jobs waiting. We can use a recent graduate or someone with more experience. You should be willing to do all aspects of wooden boat restoration including structural woodwork, fine Interior joinery, some minor fiberglassing, painting and some minor system work. Please submit your resume and desired pay rate via email and please check out our website

Van Converter for Susi Eggenberger

Employer: susi eggenberger

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Position Title: van converter

Compensation/Rate: to be discussed

Job Description: Have we got a job for you! We're looking for a talented craftsperson to convert our sprinter van from the ugly duckling empty shell that it is into our dream home on wheels. Boat builders have a reputaion for being meticulous and creative and ironically?... that's exactly who we're looking to hire! The job would involve insulating, installing ceiling, walls and flooring, building the cabinetry and possibly doing the electical work, if you're comfortable with it. You would have 4-5 months to complete the job so it shouldn't interfere with your schooling or your social life ;) If you have an interest, have some good referrals and wanna talk....please give us a call! 289-6333
Thanks! susi and doug

Joiner / Marine Carpenter at North Country Boatworks

Employer: North Country Boatworks

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Position Title: Joiner / Marine Carpenter

Compensation/Rate: Competitive, based on experience

Job Description: We're expanding and need an experienced woodworker to join our team. We are a high end joinery and marine carpentry shop servicing the southwestern Connecticut shoreline, Greenwich to Branford. From antique and classic boat restoration to modern yacht custom interiors, we provide award winning woodwork to our discerning customers. 

Applicant must have several years experience, be highly self motivated and disciplined, ready to work both as a team member and independently in our fast paced and dynamic shop.

Please email for more information, position available immediately!

RIGGING TECHNICIAN at Hacker Boat Company

Employer: Hacker Boat Company

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Compensation/Rate: To be determined

Job Description: Hacker Boat Company is looking for a RIGGING TECHNICIAN for its Ticonderoga location. Candidate is expected to perform major, minor and specialized mechanical and electrical installations. Previous experience is required. Formal training is preferred. Experience with marine engines, electrical equipment and systems encourage to apply. Position will be responsible for outfitting new builds and repowering existing boats. Please send resume or CV to Erin Badcock at

Marine Technician at Safe Harbor Marinas - Stratford Marina

Employer: Safe Harbor Marinas - Stratford Marina

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Position Title: Marine Technician

Compensation/Rate: Commensurate with experience

Job Description: Marine Mechanic
Stratford Marina, CT

Fantastic team environment!
Great Location!
Year round position!

Our Company
Safe Harbor Marinas’ Stratford Marina is located where shipyard activity has been the theme since the 1700s. Today it remains an active boat yard and marina and serves as homeport to a variety of recreational yachts. Located a mile and a half up the Housatonic River, the Marina is completely sheltered from inclement weather and is Stratford’s premier vessel storage, service, maintenance and fuel facility. Our vision is to take all the hassle out of the boating experience and make boating simple.

The Role
We currently have a Marine Technician position available within our premier marine facility in Stratford, Connecticut. The successful candidate will join a team of experienced and professional technicians in a modern and fast paced facility. As part of this lifestyle role you will be required first and foremost to be dedicated to providing our customers with the best experience possible. As a Marine Technician you will be responsible for servicing, maintaining and repairing our client’s vessels up to 80 feet. 

The Person
At Safe Harbor Marinas we pride ourselves on being the BEST at what we do. As a representative of the Stratford team we expect all our staff to behave in a manner that is professional, respectful, and inclusive. You must show maturity and strength of conviction to enable you to drive the best performance from yourself. You must have a hard working ethos and display respect toward your peers and our customers. In all your work activity and communications you must maintain sensitivity. You must show excellence in all your work activities and communications both internally and externally and be prepared to be flexible and innovative. 

To be successful in this role it is expected that you will have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in working with modern marine systems and have an unparalleled ability to troubleshoot and repair both inboard and outboard gasoline and diesel engines. It is also essential that you have basic understanding of both AC and DC electrical systems, the ability to carry a group 31 battery up a ladder independently and have your own tools. 

Advantageous to this role would also be the following:
o Customer service experience
o ABYC, and manufacturer certifications an advantage
o Ability to operate a crane and forklift
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Demonstrated ability to prioritise and work unsupervised
o Positive attitude and willing to learn new things

If this is the role for you, please email your resume and cover letter to

Marine Technician - Electronics and Electrical at Marine Technical Services

Employer: Marine Technical Services

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Position Title: Marine Technician - Electronics and Electrical

Compensation/Rate: Negotiable

Job Description: Regional leader in Marine Electronics and Electrical Systems seeks applicant to join our team of highly experienced technicians and installers. A veteran technician with direct and specific experience and references in this trade including certifications such as NMEA, ABYC, or electronics manufacturer certifications would be the ideal candidate. If you are this type of experienced applicant we can offer pay and benefits exceeding what you are making now. A signing bonus and moving allowance is also a possibility to motivate an experienced technician to join our team.

Any candidate with marine service work or systems installation experience could also be a strong applicant as we can train the specific electronics/electrical technical skills. Recent trade school graduates or career changers may be considered as well but will start at a level commensurate with experience.

Our company will invest in the right candidate with above average wages, benefits, a company van, specialized tools and equipment as needed, company apparel, helper and administrative support as necessary, industry training/certifications, manufacturer training and certifications, and whatever else it takes to put the absolute best technician possible on each and every project. The position is full-time, year round with allowance for medical benefits, 401(k), paid holidays, paid vacation, etc. We generally work 7:30am to 4pm M-F and take the weekends off. We have a brand new shop with a custom designed floor plan and resources specifically built for this business. The shop is located at one of the largest and most prosperous marinas on the Chesapeake Bay. We always have work to do so we have never laid off an employee.

We are a full service contractor offering sales, installation, service, design, consultation, and training on all major brands of marine electronics and electrical systems. Our team is a tight knit group of like-minded individuals with great pride in producing high quality results while respecting the boats we work on and the appearance and manner in which we conduct our business. Our workplace is a positive environment where we enjoy each other's company and what we do. There are no workplace politics or drama. We enjoy an impeccable reputation in the area for conducting business in a manner far above most marine contractors. A new hire will have to fit in with our company mindset and culture regardless of technical skills and experience.

Technician work highlights:

Install GPS, chartplotters, fishfinders, radar, autopilots, VHF radios, stereos, satellite communication systems, A/V systems
Brands include, but not limited to, Garmin, Furuno, Raymarine, Simrad, Lowrance, KVH, Intellian, Icom, Mastervolt, Victron, FLIR, Fusion and more
Troubleshoot and repair same
Powerboats and Sailboats, mostly private recreational but some commercial - Small trailer boats up to complete electronics and entertainment systems on multi-million dollar new custom yachts
AC and DC electrical wiring
AC and DC panels, systems, troubleshooting/repair - Install/service/troubleshoot batteries, chargers, inverters
Bench work/soldering/component assembly
Transducer installation/service
PC Navigation systems installation/service
NMEA 0183/2000 wiring
Light fabrication/woodworking/fiberglass/paint as necessary to fit electronics
Aloft work on electronics and lights
Battery replacements and other heavy lifting tasks
Seatrials for equipment calibration and testing
Customer training/orientation
System design and documentation (schematic drawings)
If you have relevant experience and want to be on a winning team we would like to hear from you.

Marine Technical Services


job @ goMTS . net

Composite Boatbuilder- America's Cup Challenger 'American Magic' at NYYC American Magic

Employer: NYYC American Magic

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Position Title: Composite Boatbuilder- America's Cup Challenger 'American Magic'

Compensation/Rate: $20.00-$35.00 per hour

Job Description: NYYC American Magic, the US team challenging for the 2021 America's Cup in NZ, is on the hunt for Composite Boatbuilders to join our Team. We're in start-up mode, and will soon begin construction of two 75' foiling monohulls. The boats will be built in Bristol, RI. We'll entertain entry-level, to advanced levels of experience. 

We offer an awesome compensation package, to include relocation assistance, healthcare and housing allowances. More so, we offer the opportunity to gain experience in working with the most advanced boatbuilding materials and processes, and to be a part of the team that will compete to bring the Cup back to the US. 

I'd ask that you give some thought as to anyone you might recommend. Feel free to forward this e-mail along to others in your composites network, and ask those interested to e-mail a confidential resume to

Yacht Technician at Charleston City Boatyard

Employer: Charleston City Boatyard

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Position Title: Yacht Technician

Compensation/Rate: $21.00 Hr.

Job Description: Hiring candidates with yacht repair and/or shipyard experience to do yacht and ship repair work in Charleston, SC.

Only candidates with verifiable experience in boat, yacht, and shipyard repairs and/or tug and barge repair work will be considered. Compensation is hourly and includes benefits (paid sick days, paid vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, dental insurance, etc.). 

All wishing to apply must respond via email to request an application so include your email address on your information please.

Tasks will be outdoors and include painting and mechanical work, etc. E.O.E.

Marine Systems Instructor at The Landing School

Position: This is a full-time, permanent position under the direct supervision of the Dean of Education, hired by the President of the School.


Objective: The Marine Systems program teaches the skills and knowledge necessary to install, maintain and repair today’s increasingly complex boat systems using established industry standards. The curriculum also serves as an effective preparation for those students seeking American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) marine systems certification.


Duties and Responsibilities:  In fulfillment of the objectives, the  Marine Systems Instructor will:

  • Continue to develop and improve the curriculum and all teaching materials

  • Work directly with students, with primary  responsibility for lectures, demonstrations, bench work, practice applications, and yacht quality installations and repairs of marine systems in customer boats

  • Assist students in learning individually, in small groups and as a class through clear communication; patient, understanding, approach; thorough and professional knowledge; mature leadership; and positive, honest academic advice

  • Evaluate student learning through questioning, homework, practical and theoretical testing, and certifying exams

  • Share in the administrative tasks of the development and successful operation of the program, as assigned by the Dean of Education

  • Demonstrate, teach, and enforce shop safety requirements and procedures

  • Continue to develop skills and knowledge pertinent to teaching and current marine industry practices

  • Oversee and manage the activities of the Marine Systems Program Assistant

  • Work cooperatively and professionally with the Dean of Education, staff, and students of the School at all times



  • Associates degree or higher

  • Minimum of four years working in industry, in a boatyard setting, involved in all aspects of yacht service and repair

  • Practical experience in the installation and maintenance of complex marine systems including: engines and propulsion, AC and DC marine electrical systems, marine plumbing systems, fiberglass yacht structural repair

  • Previous teaching experience a plus

  • ABYC Certified Technician a strong plus



Sailing Instructor at Kennebunk River Club

Employer: Kennebunk River Club

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Position Title: Sailing Instructor

Compensation/Rate: $15.00 hr + DOE

Job Description: Sailing Coach:
Runs June 26 - Aug 24 Hours - morning 8:30 -12:30, afternoon 2:00 - 4:30 possible
Pay rate - DOE Uniforms provided

The Kennebunk River Club is looking for sailing instructors to work with our new sailing program. We have new Optis and Sailcubes, Lazers and a Rhodes 19. Our program will work with beginners up to advanced sailors. There will be afternoon classes for all levels as well. In addition, we also teach kayaking and paddle boarding. This is a fun job located at the mouth of the Kennebunk River. First aid and CPR preferred. Please send a sailing resume and one reference letter to us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Technical Support Representative at Lewmar Inc.

Employer: Lewmar Inc.

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Position Title: Technical Support Representative

Compensation/Rate: 45,000.00/yr

Job Description: Technical Support Representative / Full time

Lewmar is a premier leisure marine equipment supplier that distributes products including: anchors, winch, windlass, hatch, hardware, rigging, steering, and thrusters. The Lewmar U.S. facility sells through a worldwide network of agents and distributors. We currently have an opening for a Technical Support Representative in our Guilford CT Office. 

This position will be responsible for supporting the after-sale of Lewmar products by offering exceptional customer service on all levels of technical support and displaying a patient, advisory manner throughout. This role will offer solid solutions and suggestions to all customers’ inquiries with clarity, both internally and externally. A positive attitude is required at all times.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Provide first level support to customers, resolving issues and explaining best solutions.
• Attract potential customer sales by answering product questions and suggesting information about other products and services
• Provides accurate pricing and delivery information
• Provide efficient and effective quality control and technical support to team members
• Responsible for Product Return Process and Warranty Claims
• Maintain a working knowledge of technical components of the Lewmar product line
• Make recommendations to management where and when appropriate, as part of continuous improvement
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
• Some travel may be required
• Perform other required duties as assigned

• Minimum of College Degree or 5 years experience in a Technical Support role
• Exceptional Customer Service & Problem Solving skills
• Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and excellent communication skills
• Strong attention to detail / high level of accuracy
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Boating Industry and Marine Electrical experience preferred
• Axapta experience preferred but not required

Hull & Exterior Carpenters at Bayliss Boatworks, Inc.

Employer: Bayliss Boatworks, Inc.

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Position Title: Hull & Exterior Carpenters

Compensation/Rate: TBD Based on skill level

Job Description: We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic carpenters with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude! Qualified candidates will have general to advanced woodworking experience, be self-motivated, ready to learn new skills, and have a knack for details. If you’re able to work with radius and curved surfaces, that’s a definite plus! 

We can offer you:

• Great, competitive pay
• Insurance: Medical, Dental, and Life
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Eight (8) Paid Holidays
• Eight (8) Paid Vacation days per year, but you probably won’t want to take them because you’re having such a great time at work!
• Tool Allowance – We give our employees an allowance twice per year to buy tools (their own tools) that will make their job easier!

At our facility in Wanchese, NC, we build 100% custom sportfishing yachts, 60’ and above. Our team of 100 employees are committed to push beyond industry standards and set the bar high; Our employees have access to the best and safest equipment that is available. We are diverse and dynamic and are working hard to create a new normal in the boatbuilding industry.

To learn more about our company, visit our website at:
Also, follow us on FaceBook, Instagram, and Vimeo. 

If you’re interested in joining our team, click the link on our website for the “Team” page to access our online application.

Assistant project Manager at New England Finish Systems

Employer: New England Finish Systems

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Position Title: Assistant project Manager

Compensation/Rate: TBD

Job Description: The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for daily correspondence and interaction with clients, subcontractors, and vendors related to project scheduling, equipment, and materials. This includes assembling of project logs, such as equipment, submittal, and shop drawing logs.


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and within established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions:

1. Prepare bids by producing budget estimates for jobs in the planning and preconstruction stages. Prepare estimates from bid walks and SOW to include labor, materials, profit, overhead and taxes.

2. Attend bid walks; take photos, bid notes and measurements when necessary.

3. Complete required compliance documentation for General Contractor or client.

4. Assists in the coordination of all issues related to contract scope with the estimate and resolves any issues and discrepancies.

5. Review plans, specifications and bid documentation required for the projects estimate.

6. Perform material takeoffs and get the required pricing.

7. Prepare for and participate in pre-bid and post-bid meetings.

8. Receive change orders, review changes and determine pricing within seven days. Create change order request in JD Edwards.

9. Review, monitor, and update project documentation, including schedule, processes, and project related expenses.

10. Communicate effectively (verbal and written) with all departments, locations, and customers.

11. Ensures confidentiality of company matters. Maintains good communication; establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others.

12. Performs similar or related duties as required or directed.

Boat Building Teacher at Community Boat Building

Employer: Community Boat Building

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Position Title: Boat Building Teacher

Compensation/Rate: commensurate with experience

Job Description: Organizational Description: 
Community Boat Building’s mission is to bring real world experience and academic skills together to stimulate an excitement for learning among low-income students in Boston Public Schools through boat building and coastal experiences.

Our programs help underserved students connect in-classroom learning with a tangible project, making learning real and relevant. The skills they develop have a transformative impact that is transferable to school, future employment, and throughout life. Taking students out of their classroom and engaging them in hands-on learning makes their world bigger and brings learning to life.

CBB’s teachers are the driving force behind potentially life-changing results for our students.

Job Overview: 

CBB is hiring 2 boat building teachers for the 2018-19 school year. One position is full-time year-round and the other is for the school year September-June. Teachers will report to CBB’s Executive Director. The position focuses on three areas:
• Teaching academic concepts through boat building;
• Developing new curriculum ideas;
• Working with volunteers and other staff to manage our shop and programs.
Essential Job Functions

• Serve as the relationship manager for one partner school.
• Teach the CBB curriculum to the entire 5th grade class of one school over the course of a school year – boat building occurs throughout the school year in teams of 6 and is the largest educational component. In addition to boat building, this teacher will also be responsible for supervising rowing lessons, arranging swimming lessons, leading an inquiry-based marine science project, designing an oral history project, and facilitating program evaluation.
• Work with additional grades on smaller educational initiatives.
• Aid in occasional promotional events like the New England Boat Show or fundraising events;
• In concert with rest of CBB staff, help ensure space is clean and safe, tools are maintained, items are organized, and layout is conducive to learning and working;
• Bring new ideas to the table – in concert with ED explore curriculum ideas, educational partners and new initiatives;
• Assist shop manager with volunteer management when working in the CBB shop;
• Monitor resource deployment between shop and school in terms of tools, materials, etc.;
• Foster an innovative and supportive learning environment for all CBB students and staff.
• Strong background in education, preferably working with 10-12 year olds. Experiential education experience and teaching credentials preferred but not required. 
• General handiness and comfort in a workshop environment. It is not necessary that the applicant be an expert boat builder but comfort with tools and their uses strongly desired. 
• Working knowledge of Social-Emotional Learning concepts and their application in an active setting. 
• Flexibility. CBB is a dynamic environment with a small staff. Ability to adjust focus to highest-priority tasks is highly valued.
• Strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills. This teacher will be responsible for maintaining relationships with school administration, teachers, students and communicating plans and progress back to CBB’s ED. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.



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Position Title: SHIPWRIGHT APPRENTICES - (Full Time)

Compensation/Rate: 10.10/hr plus Benefits

Job Description: The Shipwright Apprentice is a full time position which provides the opportunity to work on CBMM’s floating fleet of historic, Chesapeake Bay indigenous watercraft. The program also provides the skills and experience of a working boatyard and bridges the gap for those coming out of wooden boat building schools and programs.

Minimum Requirements: Successful completion of an accredited boat building school is preferred, but applicants with related experience will be considered; enthusiasm and ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude in adverse conditions; and strong safety standards and practices. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., own your own tools and have the ability to work on display and take the time to interact with CBMM guests. Some weekend work is required.

Please send cover letter with resume plus three (3) professional references to Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD 21663, or email

Composites Painter at Transparent Audio

Employer: Transparent Audio

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Position Title: Composites (carbon fiber) painter

Compensation/Rate: Time and Materials

Job Description: Transparent Audio is looking for individuals to prepare and paint carbon fiber parts for a very discerning clientele. Transparent Audio is at the fore front of high end custom audio sound. We manufacture many of our products right here in Saco, Maine. The applicant would require to have their own facility / space to safely and properly finish the carbon parts.

Electrical Systems Technician at Bayliss Boatworks

Employer: Bayliss Boatworks

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Position Title: Electrical Systems Technician

Compensation/Rate: Negotiable

Job Description: Our in-house electrical department is looking for an experienced individual who has considerable knowledge of electrical systems. The qualified candidate will be involved with wire runs for yacht electrical systems, mechanical wiring systems, marine electronics installation, lighting, monitoring systems and audio/visual systems installation for both new construction and service yard projects. Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities will be useful on the service yard projects. A superior work ethic and attention to detail are mandatory. ABYC certification is a plus.