Employment


Work at Front Street Shipyard

Front Street Shipyard is always looking for qualified talent to help in our growing yard. Applications are always welcomed and will be kept on file for up to six months. We often seek individuals to fill the following positions as they become available:

  • Experienced Boatbuilders
  • Experienced Riggers
  • Experienced Composite Technicians
  • Experienced Yacht Systems Technicians
  • Experienced Brush Painters and Varnishers

To apply for a position, please fill out an application.

You’re also welcome to email your résumé to jobs@frontstreetshipyard.com, fax to 930-3742 or mail to Front Street Shipyard, PO Box 558, Belfast, ME 04915. No phone calls, please! Front Street Shipyard is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings

Marine Painter

Front Street Shipyard seeks a marine painter. The new painter will be expected to: Assess and obtain project materials Work as a team member and communicate effectively Wash, scrape, sand and fair interior and exterior surfaces Apply finish coats of paint/varnish by hand, brush and spray systems Clean equipment and work areas Operate compressors, sand blasters, spray systems Erect various types of scaffolding, staging, ladders Follow specific mixing and application processes Follow regulatory guidelines and safety... read more

Experienced Carpenter

The ideal candidate will have eight years of experience of working within a marine environment. A yacht building background would be of particular interest, although experienced recreational boat builders with advanced carpentry skills, shop fitters, cabinet makers & bench joiners will also be... read more

Marine Mechanic

General Summary: Responsible for carrying out the daily duties of a Marine Mechanic, including but not limited to the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of marine diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive train and related electrical equipment.

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Composite Technician

Location: Belfast and/or Bucksport. Must be able to work with all of the shop tools and equipment used in composite layup and assembly.

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Purchasing Agent

Front Street Shipyard’s Bucksport, Maine, facility  is currently hiring a purchasing agent. Job responsibilities include: Managing and control all the company’s external suppliers Ensuring parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price Identify new suppliers Agree to terms and negotiate supply agreements Must have a “hands-on” approach to all tasks. A minimum of three years prior purchasing experience is... read more