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:

OUTBOARD TECHNICIAN

New Meadows Marina in Brunswick is looking for technicians experienced with power boats and gas engines.  Yamaha knowledge a plus. We are a family run business, located on the New Meadows River, with a team-oriented environment and high regard for positive employee and customer relations.

Duties include commissioning/decommissioning, mechanical and systems troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair, and sea trials.  Ability to operate a computer for the purpose of diagnostics and work order submission.

Education Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent.

Compensation:  Pay based on experience.  Benefits include health, dental and life insurance, 401k plan with company matching, paid holidays and vacation, professional development assistance, tuition reimbursement, bonuses, and employee discounts.

Please contact our General Manager, Jill Jacobs or our Service Manager, Drew Hughes at 207-443-6277 for more information and to set up an interview.

Job Posted:

North Atlantic Inflatables, on 29 Bath Road in Brunswick, is looking for part-time help during the spring and early summer months.
We are a small, family owned business who offers a lot of flexibility in terms of work hours and days of the week. We are looking for the following:
  • People who are handy with tools and want to learn more about rigging and boat motors. Boat rigging experience is a plus.
  • People who are able to handle a boat trailer and have the physical strength to help lift small boats from the back of a pick up truck to deliver small boats within the New England region. A pick up truck with trailer would be provided for those deliveries.
Please contact us to learn more! North Atlantic Inflatables – [email protected]gmail.com  or call 207 844 1742

Job Posted:

Lyman Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston is looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to take
the lead in our award-winning wood shop.
This hands-on leader will direct a motivated and skilled team of carpenters to support both world-class
yacht construction projects and our fast-paced and meticulous service yard. The role requires mastery
of traditional and contemporary woodworking methods 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 carpenters, design office, project managers, CNC programmers and owners to innovate and create
woodwork at the highest level.

Compensation and benefits are competitive including paid vacation time, health insurance and 401K
Email resumes to [email protected].

Job Posted:

The Safe Harbor Great Island Dockmaster serves as an ambassador for the marina and is typically the first/second person with whom a customer will interact.  The Dockmaster reports to the Marina Manager and is responsible for the safe mooring of vessels, general operation of the docks, assisting boaters, and maintaining a safe and clean environment throughout the harbor and marina facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists marina manager with overseeing the management of berthing, mooring, and servicing of boats within the marina
  • Operates vessels, often under tow, to support boat yard service and haul/launch operations
  • Performs daily dock/marina inspection and maintenance to provide a clean and safe facility
  • Assists with managing, training, and supervising dock staff
  • Acts as first line of customer service for incoming boats
  • Responsible for daily operations of marina docks
  • Ensures docks and equipment are operational at all times
  • Ensures maintenance of clean restrooms, docks, walkways, grounds, and other areas designated by management
  • Ensures that boaters observe all marina rules and regulations
  • Assists with customer service and events
  • Availability to work overtime when required
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays when required
  • Other duties as assigned by marina manager
  • Successful full-time candidate will enjoy working outside 8 months a year in a dynamic and often fast-paced environment and will have a skill set that supports a secondary winter role, as part of our rigging/service/yard crews
  • Alternatively, a successful seasonal candidate will choose to serve strictly as part of the waterfront team, April – Nov/Dec.

For More Information and To Apply

Job Posted:

Lyman Morse Fabrication in Thomaston is looking for full time experienced Welders and Fabricators to start immediately. Minimum of 3 years of experience preferred.

Benefits include vacation time, health insurance and 401K.

Email resumes to [email protected]

Job Posted:

Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC location in Harpswell, Maine has the following open positions:

Systems Technician  – details and application link

Varnisherdetails and application link

Marine Carpenterdetails and application link

Riggerdetails and application link

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 offers professional education and training opportunities and the chance to work with – and learn from – highly experienced professionals.  In addition, SHM offers eligible employees healthcare benefits, 401(k) plans, paid time off, and relocation opportunities

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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