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.

Design Engineer at RIBCRAFT USA, LLC


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Position Title: Design Engineer

Compensation/Rate: DOE

Job Description: RIBCRAFT, a world leading builder of professional grade rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) has an opening for a Design Engineer. RIBCRAFT is looking for a candidate with a high level understanding of marine systems, design / engineering, standards and building requirements, and manufacturing experience on small / medium size boats.

The Design Engineer is responsible for generating, designing, and implementing mechanical, electrical, propulsion and structural system designs on marine products built for commercial, military, and recreational use. Also have involvement for the development of new tooling and product designs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Generate general arrangement (GA) drawings and as built drawings
- Product development including quotation of new projects, new component design and documentation, propulsion and mechanical systems development, laminate design, electrical system design, and bill of material development.
- Work with Sales to accurately respond to requests for quotations.
- Develop and maintain Construction Drawings, Bill of Material (BOM) and Manufacturing Processes.
- Ensure compliance with all regulatory bodies included but not limited to ABYC, ABS, NMMA, and USCG.
- Provide manufacturing support for new designs and facilitate the resolution of production issues as new products move through production.
- Provide project management on highly custom or critical delivery projects.
- Produce technical documentation data and testing packages in accordance with Government Agency requirements.
- Provide manufacturing support through construction drawings and process work instructions.

- Degree in related field or equivalent experience in the design / engineering of commercial and recreational powerboats.
- Experience with USCG on Sub-T Passenger-for-hire vessels
- Minimum 2 - 3 years experience.
- 3D CAD experience: Solidworks and / or AutoCAD/Mechanical Desktop.
- Experience with military systems/components/procedures a plus
- Marine industry experience.
- Energetic self-starter with a willing can do attitude

RIBCRAFT offers a competitive salary, benefits, great work environment, and a dynamic workforce. Please fax resumes to 781.639.9062 or send resume via email to