Current Job Openings

These 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.
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Current Job Openings

Job Posted:

Composites Technicians – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking to fill immediate positions in its composites department. Experience in open and closed molding, vacuum bagging, and infusion is preferred. Basic experience would be considered if open to additional training.

Email resumes to [email protected]

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Electronics Technician 
Lyman-Morse is seeking an Electronics Technician. ABYC and NMEA certifications preferred.

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Yacht Rigger
Lyman-Morse is seeking a person with 3 to 5 years of marine rigging experience to join its rigging department.

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Boatbuilding Systems Manager – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to take a lead role in our award-winning boatbuilding division. This hands-on leader will direct a motivated and skilled team of technicians to support our world-class yacht construction projects. The role requires mastery of modern marine systems and an aptitude to take on the most challenging projects in the marine industry. This is a position for a team-oriented leader who will work closely with our design office, project managers, industry reps, and owners to innovate and integrate marine systems at the highest level. The boatbuilding team is a close-knit division within a family-run company with a strong focus on personal long-term growth and development. Our waterfront facility is state-of-the-art in the heart of midcoast Maine with unbeatable access to Penobscot Bay and the coastal mountains.

Email resume to [email protected] 

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Boatbuilding Project Manager – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking for an experienced project manager to join our growing boatbuilding division. This is a dynamic role that requires technical custom yacht building experience and the ability to work closely with our design team, department managers, installation technicians, industry reps, and owners to coordinate the construction of a wide variety of world-class yachts. The boatbuilding team is a close-knit division within a family-run company with a strong focus on personal long-term growth and development. Our waterfront facility is state-of-the-art in the heart of midcoast Maine, with unbeatable access to Penobscot Bay and the coastal mountains.

Email resumes to [email protected]

Job Posted:

The Service Advisor is responsible for providing support to the Service Managers, Service Team, and customers. Responsibilities include liaising with customers to determine needs, providing clear and precise instructions on the work order for the technician, estimating and facilitating crew scheduling with the Service and Project Manager(s), invoicing and collecting payment in a prompt and timely manner prior to vessels departure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to Service and Project Manager(s)
  • Act as liaison between customers and Service/Project Manager(s)
  • Provide clear and precise instructions on the work order for technicians
  • Work order and estimate creation
  • Generate invoices for all work provided by service departments
  • Support payment collection efforts in a timely manner
  • Continuously meets ongoing company goals
  • Available to work overtime when required to meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager
  • Office organization and cleaning
  • Phone and customer reception
  • Parts Department support as needed

Technical and Physical Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior marina experience preferred
  • Prior customer service experience preferred
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds

 

Minimum Soft Skills Qualifications

  • Self-initiative with ability to think, make decisions, and perform independently
  • Exhibits high level of organization
  • Eagerness to engage in a growing, fast paced, and industry-leading company
  • Consistently treats others with dignity and respect
  • Consistently exhibits a positive attitude
  • Always communicates effectively and courteously to establish strong networks internally and externally to ensure that decisions are thoughtful of all stakeholders
  • Follows policies and procedures while seeking out new and better ways of accomplishing duties
  • Shows resolve and overcomes challenges in a positive and productive manner
  • Provides responsive service to our teammates and members
  • Continuously puts forth the extra effort to accomplish duties
  • Commitment to continuous learning and growth
  • Acts with integrity and is open to feedback from all teammates

Contact Information:

Safe Harbor Kittery Point

Phone: 207-439-9582

Email: [email protected] 

The Company

Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC (SHM) is the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world. As a fast-growing company, SHM cultivates a team dynamic of passionate individuals led by the sharpest minds in the industry in order to serve the vibrant boating community that encompasses the SHM network. SHM teammates are committed to thinking critically, providing outstanding service and building relationships with all that we serve. SHM offers professional education and training opportunities and the chance to work with – and learn from – highly experienced professionals in the marine industry.  In addition, SHM offers eligible employees healthcare benefits, 401(k) plans, paid time off, and relocation opportunities.

Safe Harbor Marinas provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Safe Harbor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Additional disclosures available at https://shmarinas.com/hr-disclosures/.

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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
  • Management
  • 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.

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Training

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.

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine

Promoting Growth, Prosperity, &
Cooperation Within the Marine
Industry in Maine