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.

Current Job Openings

Job Posted:

LMT Assistant Manager – Thomaston
Lyman-Morse is looking for an assistant manager to help continue the growth of one of the company’s fastest-growing divisions, Lyman-Morse Technologies (LMT). The LMT Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the division Vice President during the sales process and then leading projects through execution and delivery. He/she must have an ability to understand a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes. The working environment is fast-paced, constantly changing, and can involve exposure to hot/cold temperatures, loud noises, lifting, and repetitive motions while employing the use of appropriate techniques and PPE. Communication and coordination with the internal and external stakeholders of each project, as well as taking a lead role in estimating and planning new projects, are key aspects of the position.

Required experience includes a college diploma, ideally in engineering and/or business. PMI certification is preferred, as well as experience in the design, planning, and construction of high-quality structures and components. A minimum of 5-10 years of supervisory experience is desired, as well as first aid training. Mathematical skills necessary include the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in various units of measure using whole numbers, fractions, pounds, and the ability to perform metric conversions and use trigonometry and pi calculations for layout purposes. Desired computer skills includes experience with various software programs including Rhino, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and other internet-based software.

Benefits include vacation time, health insurance and 401K. Send resumes to [email protected]

Job Posted:

Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding is looking for service yard managers at our Camden and Thomaston locations.

People must have experience in the Marine industry. Duties include customer relations, overseeing a crew, inspect boats before delivery, help move boats, schedule work & estimate projects. Must be able to use Excel, Word & email.

Benefits include vacation time, health insurance & 401K.  Email resumes to [email protected].

Job Posted:

Lyman Morse in Thomaston is looking to add a person to our CNC Department.

This person would cycle parts in and out of CNC machines reliably and quickly, while holding the tight tolerance the job demands. This person must have a “can do” attitude to go above and beyond to ensure that the work produces consistent quality.

Extensive periods of standing, lifting and walking around machines as well as climbing into and around confined spaces and onto heights to fit CNC cut parts is required.

Programming experience preferred but willing to train. Must be able to work overtime when necessary and willing to work in other departments as needed.

Benefits include vacation time, health insurance and 401K. Email resumes to [email protected].

Job Posted:


Lyman Morse is looking for a person with 3 to 5 Years of Marine Rigging experience to join the rigging department. Benefits include vacation time, health insurance & 401K.  Email resumes to [email protected]

Job Posted:

Marine Systems Technicians

Lyman Morse is seeking Marine Systems Technicians for our Thomaston and Camden locations. Looking for people with experience in all phases of plumbing & electrical systems as well as diesel & gas engines. ABYC Certification a plus. Five or more years of experience preferred.  Benefits include vacation time, health insurance & 401K. Email resumes to [email protected]

Job Posted:

Finish Carpenters

Lyman Morse in Thomaston and Camden are looking for finish carpenters for both new construction and service yard departments.  House carpenters are urged to apply. Marine experience a plus but not required. Benefits include vacation time, health insurance & 401K. Email resumes to [email protected]

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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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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