Current Job OpeningsThese job openings represent some of the positions available with companies who are members of the Maine Marine Trades Association (MMTA). MMTA does not provide employment services. Please contact each listing member directly if you would like more information about any of these positions. Please note that MMTA is not responsible for immediate removal of any position that has been filled.
Current Job Openings
Careers and Training
Consider a Career in the Marine Trades
Whether you are just getting started thinking about a career, or maybe thinking about a career change, the marine trades in Maine is an industry full of opportunity and you can be part of it. America’s marine industry began in Maine and today it combines centuries-old traditional skills with some of the most cutting-edge technologies of the future. Maine hosts hundreds of companies involved in products and services such as:
- Boat Building
- Marine Engineering and Design
- Marine Electronics
- Sail Making and Rigging
- Woodworking and Joinery
- Marine Mechanics and Systems
- Painting and Finishing
- Equipment Operations
- Yacht Captains
- Sales and Marketing
- …and MORE
The marine trades allow you to use your skills in fields like math, drafting, electronics, mechanics, woodworking and chemistry to build a lucrative and rewarding career. You can also be involved in the exciting field of composite technology. Approximately 90% of Maine boat builders utilize composite technologies in their work today. Not only that, the skills used in composite technology are in high demand around the world. Contact us for more information about career opportunities in the marine trades industry.
Maine Marine Trades Association
Please check our event page for information on training events for the marine industry. Some of the topics we offer include:
- OSHA 10-Hour Industry Safety Certification
- Crane Operator Safety Training
- Straddle-lift Safety Training
- Hydraulic Trailer Safety Training
- Hydraulic Systems Training
- Certification testing for the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)
The Landing School
Maine is fortunate to be home to The Landing School, one of the top marine industry training centers in the United States. The Landing School in Arundel is also the only school in the world offering accredited programs in yacht design, wooden boat building, composite boat building and marine systems under one roof – and the only residential yacht design degree program in the United States. The Landing School is an innovative training ground for the future of the marine industry, providing men and women pursuing their passion for boats with the education and inspiration to turn their passion into a career.
For more information
Southern Maine Community College
With help from the Maine Quality Center funding, SMCC’s South Portland Campus has been offering Basic Yamaha Outboard Technician training. For more information email: [email protected] or call 207-741-5951.